Silicon.com is reporting of rather interesting hacker attack that happened on WLAN IT conference in London on previous week.
Apparently the hackers created malicious WLAN hotspots with forged log-in web page, that tries to install malware on users computer that logs to the hotspot and tries to access web over it.
While technically this kind of attack is rather simple to accomplish, it raises worrying implications on use of free wireless hotspots. As business travellers frequently use whatever connection is available, and carry quite important data in their laptops.
more at f-secure.com