I Spy Free WiFi

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We wrote in a previous article, Not all wifi networks are safe to use. As part of out holiday security tips series, we’ll explain why that innocent little “Free WiFi” sign could spell BIG trouble for you.

Yeah we all do it, step into a cafe, restaurant or bar and look to see if the have wifi. Maybe you’ll even choose a destination purely because of the fact they offer wifi to their customers or public.

But, hackers can easily use insecure wifi networks (not just the ones which are free) to spy on users posts, texts, usernames and passwords while they are connected to them. If you absolutely must use public networks, try to use a VPN to protect yourself.

TOP ADVICE: NEVER perform internet banking or any other sensitive online activities over free / public wifi connections.

 

Read more of our Holiday Safety Tips here

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