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Use a VPN on public Wi-Fi networks

Passwordless public Wi-Fi is unencrypted, meaning your data can be intercepted while using it. Consider setting up a virtual private network (VPN) to encrypt your connection and shield your activities from prying eyes on public networks. Short of that, look for “semi-public” alternatives such as coffeeshop/restaurant Wi-Fi with a requestable password (usually on a receipt) […]

Install and update antivirus software.

Make sure all of your computers and mobile devices are equipped with antivirus software, firewalls, web filters, and antispyware. This software should be updated regularly; outdated security software offers no defense against the latest threats. Set up automatic updates or at least manually apply each upgrade. Be sure this software is active whenever you download […]

How to enjoy stress-free online banking

Online banking is a very convenient service for millions of account holders. At the same time, it needs to be handled with care.

Is your smartphone safe?

5 things you need to know before connecting to public Wi-Fi

Thinking of connecting to a public Wi-Fi network? Here’s what you need to know first.

More than a third of the users do not bother with Wi-Fi protection

It has become almost second nature – Surfing on the Wi-Fi network. However, while connecting to a wireless network can hold hidden risks, more than a third of the users do not take any caution when connecting. It is easy to connect to the network. Alongside cellular networks and broadband Internet communications, usually there is […]