Beware of free WiFi when shopping, warns UAE authority

Authorities have issued a fresh warning to residents, cautioning them to avoid using public WiFi networks while shopping online, as it could expose shoppers to hackers. “Using public WiFi to shop online while at public places is tremendously convenient but it might not be safe. So, use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) instead or share data from your phone as a hotspot,” said the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) on Twitter. The ADDA also pointed out that using a public WiFi may expose them to vulnerabilities, and, “shoppers should make…

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Hacking IOT Devices? an What is IOT Threats?

Hacking IOT Devices? an What is IOT Threats? – The Internet of Things (IOT) includes different technology such as embedded sensors, microprocessors and power management devices. Security Considerations changes from device to device and application to application. the greater the amount of confidential data we send across the network, the greater the risk arises of data theft, data manipulation, data tampering as well as attacks on routers and servers. Hacking IOT Devices? an What is IOT Threats? Improper security infrastructure might lead to the following unwanted scenarious: An Eavesdropper intecepts…

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