Man in the middle attack

Man-in-The-Middle Attack

A Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) attack happens when a hacker inserts themselves between a user and a website to capture credit card or other financial information.

How to protect yourself

  1. Walk with your own portable Wi-Fi hotspot
  2. Verify the SSID with the hotel or airport authority before connecting
  3. Use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to encrypt your web traffic
  4. Install active virus and malware protection
  5. Avoid using publicĀ Wi-Fi networks if possible!