Public Wi-Fi is…a double-edged sword. On one side, it’s incredibly handy for all kinds of work, entertainment, and keeping up with friends while you’re out (and want to save on your data plan). On the other side, public Wi-Fi can be very easy to hack, and is an incredibly common target for hackers looking to steal personal information.
So, what are you to do? Obviously, picking a trusted and recognized network is an important first step. But it’s also important to understand the dangers, how they work, and exactly what you risk losing – even if it means thinking twice before you hop on a public network again. But there are also ways you can help protect yourself, which we’ll discuss on the following slides. Continue reading to learn about the 5 Biggest Dangers of Public Wi-Fi.