Is Hacking London Underground free WiFi Easy?

In preparation for the London 2012 Olympics free WiFi will be available in various Tube stations. Transport for London announced that the deal involves a partnership with Virgin Media.

Most public Wifi networks are insecure and Virgin acknowledges that fact in their FAQs published on their website under “The Service” section.

Can my device be hacked

Unencrypted traffic is all visible to any person who has basic hacking skills or even basic hacking software and that includes your email, passwords and the whole shabang.

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up!

Sources:
Transport for London
Virgin Media FAQs
HMA London team


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