Articles tagged: open wifi
Internet Safety: 7 Steps to Staying Safe Online
Online security is critical. Here are the key steps you can take to keep yourself safe on the internet.
How Do I Connect My Desktop to Open Wi-Fi Nearby?
Wi-Fi hotspots make for a convenient connection. To connect, you need proximity, a little hardware, and most important, permission.
Can Hotel Internet Traffic Be Sniffed?
Many hotels offer both wired and wireless internet, but with those hotel internet connections comes a security risk most folks don’t consider.
How Do I Use an Open Wi-Fi Hotspot Safely?
Open Wi-Fi hotspots at coffee shops and other public places are opportunities for hackers. I’ll review how to stay safe.
Is there Any Reason to Use a VPN at Home?
If you are secured behind your own router in your own home, a VPN service is probably not necessary … though there are a few scenarios where you may want to consider it.
I’m Using Someone Else’s Internet Connection – Am I at Risk?
Without the proper security others will be able to access your computer and your files, and even watch what you do online. Fortunately, setting up basic security is easy.
Why Can’t I Connect to My Hotel’s Wireless Network?
Hotels and other hotspot providers often insist that you agree to some terms of service before you can use their internet. The problem is that insistence can often interfere with the connection.
Can My Computer Be Hacked if I’m Offline at an Internet Café?
Internet café hackers can get at you in a number of different ways, but how much do you really need to worry?