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    Still think hotel internet access is secure?

    As a follow up in a way to some previous discussions here in the Lounge.

    http://blog.cylance.com/vulnerabilit...s0U-2624678011
    An attacker exploiting the vulnerability in CVE-2015-0932 would have the access to launch DarkHotel-esque attacks against guests on the affected hotel's WiFi. Targets could be infected with malware using any method from modifying files being downloaded by the victim or by directly launching attacks against the now accessible systems. Given the level of access that this vulnerability offers to attackers, there is seemingly no limit to what they could do.


    Take it from us that this issue affects hotels brands all up and down the spectrum of cost, from places we've never heard of to places that cost more per night than most apartments cost to rent for a month.
    http://www.welivesecurity.com/2015/0...guest-devices/

    https://www.yahoo.com/travel/hotel-h...954860207.html

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    I was in a Sheridan with this sort of wifi. How I long for the days of a Residence Inn with a wired Ethernet connection I had to pay extra for.

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    Never did!

    cheers, Paul

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    focus was to infect Internet gateways at Asian luxury hotels
    Now who would do a thing like that ?

    David

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    No public internet is secure. If you're on it and you want security, use a VPN

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