An evil twin access point is an illegitimate access point that masquerades as a legitimate access point and tricks users into connecting to it. Malicious actors use evil twin access points to steal account names, passwords, and other private information of unsuspecting users. This disclosure describes techniques to automatically detect and avoid evil twin access points.
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Zhang, Ning and Lu, Shi, "Automatic detection of fake Wi-Fi access points", Technical Disclosure Commons, (February 28, 2019)