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05-10-2012, 06:55 AM
Travel Alert: FBI Warns of Malware Via Hotel Wi-Fi (http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/2012/05/travel-alert-fbi-warns-of-malware-via-hotel-wi-fi/)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning to travelers that their laptops are at risk of being infected with malicious software when traveling abroad.

The malware is said to be delivered via pop-up messages telling the user to “update” one of several widely-used pieces of software. The window is designed to look like a routine update for legitimate software products that frequently require such updating. Clicking the pop-up starts …
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05-10-2012, 10:23 AM
I love my LTE hotspot, this is one of the reasons! Too bad its not for international travel though...