If you follow the field of computer security chances are that you saw the warning issued by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) this week about using hotel internet connections.
Here’s the full text of the advisory, with some responses sprinkled throughout from yours truly:
Malware Installed on Travelers’ Laptops Through Software Updates on Hotel Internet Connections
Recent analysis from the FBI and other government agencies demonstrates that malicious actors are targeting travelers abroad through pop-up windows while establishing an Internet connection in their hotel rooms.
“Malicious actors”? Are we talking cybercriminal gangs and fraudsters or state-sponsored bad guys from an enemy nation?
“Travelers abroad”? So, you mean that this can’t possibly happen within the…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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