Find Biometrics | April 28, 2021 – The problem is particularly pressing now that the world is starting to reopen, since people are more likely to connect to public Wi-Fi networks if they want to do work while on the go.
Many people do not pay much attention when connecting to other networks. Those who connect automatically to any nearby networks may not be aware of when their device links up with another network. As a result, a cybercriminal could set up their own unencrypted network, and use that to troll for information about and send malware to any devices that connect.
For the complete article, see NuData Details Dangers of Public Wi-Fi.