Wi-Fi networks, whether in public or private, are by their very nature dirty. Security professionals warn that every network carries inherent risk to our devices, data and resources, because they are exposed a myriad of attacks, including these “Dirty Half Dozen” Wi-Fi risks: eavesdropping; exploits; evil-twin Wi-Fi; lateral network infections; DNS hijacking; and scanning, enumerating and fingerprinting.
Safe at Home?
However, at least for the next month or more, Work from Home (WFH) has supplanted all other remote work locations; employees simply aren’t working in mostly closed or near empty public spaces like airports and coffee shops. Experts acknowledge that security teams aren’t ready for the inherent risks that also exist on home Wi-Fi networks.
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