potentially get you in trouble. Everything presented today is for educational purposes only. If you want to try this out, do it on your own equipment and networks. You are responsible for your own actions!
Wi-Fi with Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) released • 2001: Researchers figure out how to break WEP :( • 2002: Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) released as a quick fix • 2004: WPA2 released, people told to stop using WEP • 2008 - 2018: Researchers discover ways to attack WPA2 • 2019: Waiting for WPA3 to fix this mess
in early Wi-Fi networks • Allow only authorized users into your Wi-Fi network • Failed because it the implementation was horribly flawed • Gave a false sense of security • The options became no protection, or protection that didn't work WEP in a nutshell
generate revenue • User behaviour and tracking so they know what your interests are • Smart targeting based on location, gender, habits, purchases • Login to the service using your social network so they can promote themselves to your followers
point somewhere like a library without a Starbucks and calls it Starbucks WiFi • Anyone’s device that has connected to Starbucks WiFi in the past will automatically connect to the hacker's fake Starbucks WiFi • Hacker can now spy on your traffic I’m Batman! No, really.