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Stay safe while connected to a Public Wi-Fi Hot Spot

Author: ITS

Posted on Oct 29, 2015

Category: IT Security , General Interest

Have you ever used public Wi-Fi in hotels, restaurants, airports, or even in major cities?wireless These hotspots are an easy way to connect to the internet when in a rush, but they aren’t just convenient for the daily city dweller – they’re also convenient for cybercriminals looking to steal personal information from unsuspecting users. Public Wi-Fi’s allow anyone to connect to them and without the right protection, your device could be accessed by anyone else on the Wi-Fi. Fortunately, there are ways you can keep your connection secured so it’s much harder for anyone to try and access your computer while surfing on free public Wi-Fi. #UNBarmYourself - check out these tips from AboutTech on how to protect your device and information while surfing on a Wi-Fi hotspot..