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FTC safety tips for using public wi-fi networks

August 1st 2013 in Uncategorized

“Wi-Fi hotspots in coffee shops, libraries, airports, hotels, universities, and other public places are convenient, but they’re often not secure. When using a hotspot, it’s best to send information only to websites that are fully encrypted.

You can be confident a hotspot is secure only if it asks you to provide a WPA password. If you’re not sure, treat the network as if it were unsecured.”

More here: http://www.onguardonline.gov/articles/0014-tips-using-public-wi-fi-networks


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