A recently published proof-of-concept notes that it could be possible for attackers to hijack coffee shop Wi-Fi networks and get connected users to mine cryptocurrencies, according to software developer Arnau Code.
Consider this typical scenario. One of your company employees has a meeting across town. They arrive a bit early and go into a local coffee shop to connect to their wireless network because there is an email they just have to send. They may have heard somewhere that “open” wireless networks are bad and we […]