Public Wi-Fi May Hold Risks

Aug 5, 2015

new survey of Internet users shows the convenience of public wireless networks may come at a high cost. Nearly half failed a quiz about Wi-Fi safety, while tens of thousands admit to online activities that could put their personal information at risk.
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  Free wi-fi connections at businesses and other public spaces offer a welcome service, but one that may come with some hidden risks, as reporter Eric Galatas explains.