Free is not always attractive & beneficial, and if you are getting something free you must judge the reason behind this. To illustrate this phrase, we take the example of Free WiFi that you find in cafes, parking lots and maybe your neighborhood. You can also call these connections as unsecured WiFi as there is no guarantee that your data will remain secure.
When you are connected to an unsecured Wi-Fi, hackers can capture your entire information, you are sharing online. This can be your login information, id & password or banking information. Some of the dangers of using an unsecured Wi-Fi includes.
To help you remain safe from an unsecured WiFi connection, we are putting down some tips.
Always create a strong password, which can be a combination of alpha-numeric, upper case-lower case. Do not use your date of birth or your pet name as these pieces of information can be easily acquired or guessed.
Better, if you can use separate passwords for different accounts. This will help you remain less affected if one of your accounts gets compromised. Most of us have the habit of checking OK on ‘remember password’ or ‘remember me ‘ options due to which we often increase the chances of getting targeted. Abstain from using this option on your PC and mobile.
Never run your computer without installing an anti-malware, which protects your PC from getting attacked by hackers. Antivirus can do a lot to keep you safe from dreaded ransomware attacks.