Monthly Archives: March 2014

Virus Alert – Wi-Fi Virus spreads like the common cold! “The Chameleon”

A new computer virus has been found currently sweeping Great Britain and unlike most viruses that are commonly spread through typical means “The Chameleon” spreads solely over Wi-Fi hot-spots to infiltrate dense networks while spreading at an alarming rate.

The virus string was designed by a team of researchers from the University of Liverpool and is designed to be intelligent enough to spread in a way that is similar to what humans call the common cold.

The virus first detects networks that aren’t encrypted and without passwords (which is most public wireless hotspots) such as cafes, airports and fast food chains. The virus doesn’t attempt to damage existing networks, but instead infiltrates the data of all users connected to a network via Wi-FI.… Read more

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