05 Mar '17, 10pm

Think your phone is safe on public Wi-Fi? Think again

Think your phone is safe on public Wi-Fi? Think again

That was all the time it took for a hacker to start gathering data from my mobile phone after I connected to an unsecured Wi-Fi network. He revealed to me which mobile banking app and e-mail services I used as well as my phone's operating system version. Then, he told me he knew Manchester United was my favourite football team, based on my phone's web browser. Had I accessed my banking apps or e-mail, he would have captured even more of my personal information. Thankfully, this hacker was not a cyber criminal out to destroy my life - but a security advocate of cyber security software firm Symantec's consumer business unit, Mr Nick Savvides. He demonstrated to The New Paper in an exclusive interview how vulnerable a mobile phone could be when connected to a public Wi-Fi network. World Australia to offer world's first Uni course in cybercrime Mar 04, 2017 This comes after ex...

Full article: http://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/think-your-phone-safe-pu...

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