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‘Tis the Season for Unsecured Wi-Fi

The holiday travel period is almost here. Whether flying across the country, around the world, or just stopping at a coffee shop on the way to Grandma’s house, this is the time of year holiday travelers will connect to public Wi-Fi from their…

How Secure Is Your Wi-Fi Network?

Are you taking the right measures to protect your information across Wi-Fi networks? YouGov and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office conducted a poll that found more than 40% of Wi-Fi users do not know how to change their network’s security settings. These settings…

The Downside of Free Wi-Fi

Chances are you use a free Wi-Fi connection from time to time.  Whether on business travel, sitting in the doctor’s office, or just hanging out at a coffee shop, it is a major convenience to have free access to the Internet when you…

Firesheep Packet Sniffer: New Threat to Wi-Fi Security

Using a public Wi-Fi network without a VPN just got more dangerous. Firesheep, a new packet-sniffing Firefox add-on, makes it easier than ever for malicious users to take advantage of unsecured wireless networks in cafés, airports and more.  If you’re on an unsecured network,…