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Hidden Device Distorts News At Hotspots

January 14, 2011

https://newstweek.com/2011-01-07-device-distorts-news-on-wireless-neworks

Security researchers from Berlin-based firm, Critical Engineering,

uncover the technology behind a small, seemingly harmless device that’s causing havoc at hotspots throughout Europe.

Lisa Miller reports from the German capital …

Many of us are familiar with this scene: starting the day with a muggachino while we catch up with news

using the local wireless hotspot on our portable computer or smartphone.

This ritual practice, popular across cities throughout the western world,

has recently come under threat however,

from small, innocuous-looking devices ‘infecting’ cafes throughout Europe …

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