…the whole confidential document send to a hacker attacking from the air?
- Cybersecurity Patrol – To detect open WiFi printers and automatically notify the organisation’s IT department.
- Another app (unknown name) – Once an open wireless printer is detected, this app uses the smartphone to establish a fake access point that mimics the printer and tricks PCs to send documents to it instead of the real printer.
“This is the main point of the research, closing the physical gap with [a] drone in order to launch the attack or scan easily all the organization [for vulnerable devices],” Yuval Elovici, the head of iTrust, told Wired.
You can watch the video given below, which shows the attack in work: