The insecure pleasures of wi-fi

Friday, 21 July 2006, 7:03 PM EST

Today I was travelling in the Netherlands by train. One of the great things is that major stations have their own wi-fi access. When we stopped at a station, as usual I wanted to check my emails while waiting for the train to move on.

Once I established a connection with the access point and opened my web browser to log on I immediately noticed something suspicious. Instead of getting an HTTPS site I was being directed to an HTTP site.

At Viruslist.

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