Public Wi-Fi | Connect or Avoid?

Why is it not Safe to Connect to Public Wi-Fi?

  • Unsecured Network
  • Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
  • Snooping and Sniffing
  • Fake Hotspots
  • Malware

⚠️Unsecured Network

⚠️Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

⚠️Snooping and Sniffing

⚠️Fake Hotspots

⚠️Malware

🔒Safety Measures to Take!

  • Make sure your operating system and antivirus are up-to-date;
  • Ensure that file sharing is disabled;
  • Disable Wi-Fi auto-connect settings on your device;
  • Using virtual private networks (VPNs) is recommended;
  • Avoid interacting with your private information (banking details, login credentials, social security number, etc.);
  • Do not conduct any financial transactions on public networks (including crypto);
  • Use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Connections;
  • Make sure Wi-Fi is turned off when you’re not using it.

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