Definitions 101: Rogue AP, Evil Twin, Free Public Wifi and Man-in-the-Middle


Ever wonder whether that “Free Public Wifi” connection you see in wireless hotspots is safe or not? Check out this Airwise Community article, which defines four of the most technical consumer privacy terms floating around these days. What’s Rogue AP? Or Evil Twin? The article states “Free Public WiFi can be used as bait by an Evil Twin” – so check out the article here to learn exactly what that means for your online safety.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.