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Wi-Fi Security Flaw for Smartphones Puts Your Credit Cards at Risk


Science & Tech  (tags: Wifi, smartphone, credit card, internet )

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- 2729 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Millions of smartphone users and BT customers who use Wi-Fi wireless internet "hotspot" connections in public are vulnerable to fraud and identity theft, a Guardian investigation has established.



   

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TomCat S (127)
Tuesday April 26, 2011, 2:35 am
Good post! That;s why I never use ny smart phone for financial transactions.
 

Freya H (358)
Tuesday April 26, 2011, 5:07 pm
This is why I NEVER shop on my wireless computer. I can wait until I get home to my "wireful" computer and its much more secure connection.

Computer security is always an arms race between those endeavoring to protect your transactions and crackers who want to steal your secrets.
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 26, 2011, 7:39 pm
Doesn't sound like a smart phone is very smart.
 

Roger G (148)
Wednesday April 27, 2011, 4:13 pm
what are they doing ?
 

Koty Lapid (982)
Tuesday May 10, 2011, 3:57 am
thank you
 
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