Pineapples are known to grow in California. Tech-pineapples are a new product from the Golden State. As an accomplice of Meraki in the existing effort to fight rouge APs (access points), Pineapple is offering penetration testing tools and techniques to fight evil twins.

An evil twin is a fraudulent Wi-Fi access point that appears to be legitimate, set up to eavesdrop on wireless communications. The evil twin is the wireless LAN equivalent of the phishing scam.

What can I do to Protect Myself From Evil Twin Hotspots?

There aren’t a lot of ways to defend against this type of attack. One rogue access point can create a significant security issue and Meraki helps you  protect yourself from these security concerns.