There are many tools available that hackers can use to access your private communication in wifi hotspots. This article discusses some of the most well-known wifi hacking tools and resources for preventing hack attacks.
You think you’re safe within the walls of your hotel room, but the minute you log on to the Internet you are potentially exposing yourself to privacy violations, identity theft, and a host of other cybercrimes you can’t even see happening. In this latest monthly installment of Ask the Expert, CEO Kent Lawson focuses on staying safe when you’re browsing online in your hotel room and the real reasons why a hotel cable connection is no safer than its WiFi connection. Ultimately, he says, the only way to protect yourself in hotels, whether using WiFi or a cable connection, is to use a virtual private network.
Recently, the FTC posted an article on their website stating that hotel WiFi is dangerous and that users should not assume that just because they pay for Internet access that their connection is secure.
We couldn’t agree more. In fact, I have been stating this fact since we launched PRIVATE WiFi nearly five years ago. This is an important topic because hotel traveler’s rank WiFi access at hotels as the number one amenity that they look for when booking hotel rooms.
Recently, England’s premier soccer players were warned not to use public WiFi when they travel to Russia to participate in the World Cup in 2018. According to BBC Sports, the team fears that hackers can easily intercept leaks about the team, as well as personal player information, should they login to unsecured WiFi. Team officials… Read More
You may have heard about New York City’s new plan to turn old phone booths into public WiFi hotspots. This project, called LinkNYC, is being implemented in all five boroughs and may provide as many as 7500 free public WiFi hotspots across the city. Each hotspot has a 10 foot tall monolith, and not only… Read More