Tag: Security

Wireless hotspots

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https://hackernoon.com/a-hacker-intercepted-your-wifi-traffic-stole-your-contacts-passwords-financial-data-heres-how-4fc0df9ff152 This article goes into some technical details, but it’s a good example of how attacks can be made, in particular pharming attacks. Do not try this at home….actually…that’s the only place you CAN try it, provided you’ve got everyone’s permission. You to a parent> “Can I instruct the link layer to not discard packets ….  Read More

Hacking WhatsApp

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https://www.theverge.com/2020/1/23/21068815/whatsapp-two-factor-authentication-how-to-security-privacy-hacking-pin-backup The above article is advising how to secure your WhatsApp account to not get hacked. Worth reading and worth following for all. It’s especially interesting for GCSE students as it’s using a particular exploit, and then exploiting the prevention measures. Cheeky, interesting and cool.