Stay Away from “Free” Wi-Fi
NBC’s TODAY ran a great piece this morning about hackers targeting tourists in airports and at popular attractions like Times Square, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Vatican City, and thousands more. Before you log on to free public Wi-Fi hotspots, be aware that they could be traps for hackers looking to steal your identity, information, etc. In less than a minute, they can have everything (password, emails, photos…) from your phone. One warning sign is the word “free” in the name of the network. Here’s the NBC video with Tom Costello, who shares tips for protecting yourself online.
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