Keep your laptop safe while using Wi-Fi hotspots

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Aug 01, 2013 06:43 am PST

The relaxing atmosphere of surfing at the beach makes it easy to forget about the sharks. Connecting to an unsecured network poses serious risks to your laptop and data.

In a recent study, Bitdefender labs revealed 85% of people choose to connect to a free Wi-Fi, despite clear warnings that their data can be viewed and accessed by a third party.

Surfers can lose sensitive information to hackers in a bewildering variety of ways – especially if they access the Wi-Fi networks available in public locations:


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