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Phishing and other risks of public Wi-Fi networks
Mäsiar, Daniel ; Luc, Ladislav (advisor) ; Sedláček, Jiří (referee)
This bachelor's thesis deals with problematics of public wireless networks, with focus on tho-se operating in densely populated areas such as public transport, libraries or fast-food restau-rants. The goal of this thesis is to evaluate how users of public Wi-Fi networks behave, what their customs are and how high is their awareness about possible threats. In the intro of the theoretical part of this paper, main standards and norms are listed, essential terms are defined and various types of possible wireless attacks are presented as well as briefly described. Further, this thesis inspects possible ways of protection against these attacks and finally, term phishing is concisely defined. The empirical part is dedicated to creating of a suitable tool for gathering statistical data about awareness of users at public places. Further, this tool is used in combination with phishing methodics for the actual statistical research. The whole process will follow the rules and laws defined by The Office for Personal Data in Czech Republic.

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