Scam Alert: Free WiFi Can Leave You Open to Attack
Don't fall victim to the 'Free Wi-Fi' scam
The next time you're at an airport looking for a wireless hot spot, and you see one called "Free Wi-Fi" or a similar name, beware -- you may end up being victimized by the latest hot-spot scam hitting airports across the country. Learn how the attack works and how to keep yourself safe from it if you use Windows XP or Vista.
New Security Worry Using Free Wi-Fi: Sidejacking
If you use a free Wi-Fi connection in an airport, cafe, hotel or some other public space, you may be taking a big risk with your credit card information and other types of important data. The dangers of free public wi-fi But the good news is there are steps you can take to secure your information.
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