Jargon Buster

Jargon Buster Evil Twins

what is an evil twin

Courtney discusses what an Evil Twin is

Have you ever connected to a public Wi-Fi hotspot? Courtney Cole explains the dangers of what is known as an Evil Twin in this weeks edition of JUMPSEC’s Jargon Buster series – helping you to navigate cyber security terminology.

Video transcript:

“An “Evil Twin” is what appears to be a genuine WiFi hot spot, however it is fake and is designed to fool users into connection – whereby attackers can intercept and steal valuable information plus potentially gain access to users devices.”