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Here’s everything you need to stay secure on public Wi-Fi networks

01
May
2014

Believe it or not, public Wi-Fi hotspots aren’t always the most secure way to access the web when you’re on the go. This is why security firm Secure Data Recovery has put together a handy infographic that gives you tips and tricks for avoiding some of the most common dangers associated with using public Wi-Fi hotspots. Most of these tips are fairly commonsense and they’re used to thwart hackers who have set up phony public Wi-Fi hotspots in crowded areas. Among other things, Secure Data Recovery says you should always check with someone who works at the establishment whose Wi-Fi you’re using to make sure that you’re using the correct hotspot; you should only send data through websites that use the more secure HTTPS

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