An "Intelligence Note" from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) today warns that "malicious actors are targeting travelers abroad through pop-up windows while establishing an Internet connection in their hotel rooms." This vulnerability isn't really new, but a recent string of reports follow a common pattern. Details here. (via @producermatthew)

3 Responses to “FBI warns travelers of malware via pop-up browser windows on hotel internet connections”

  1. “malicious actors are targeting travelers”

    At least it’s not mimes.

  2. woid says:

    “A pop-up window notifying the user to update a widely-used software product”

    Why so coy? Which “widely-used software product”? 

    My first guess would be Flash Player…

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