Poor Wi-Fi security leaves users at serious risk

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 12:09 AM EST

A quarter of the UK population is at "serious risk" of identity theft and cyber-fraud because of inadequate or even non-existent Wi-Fi security.

The claims come after price comparison website Moneysupermarket.com commissioned an amateur 'hacker' to test the quality of wireless security on the streets of Liverpool, Manchester and Chester.

At vnunet.

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