Public Wi-Fi or Public Toilets – Which is scarier?

First the good news, more people today feel more leery about public Wi-Fi than they do about public toilets. Now the bad news, an overwhelming majority of adults — roughly three quarters of those polled — admit to using public Wi-Fi.

Roughly 70 percent of attendees at both the Republican and Democratic conventions used the available public Wi-Fi.

Using free public Wi-Fi networks comes with any number of serious security risks … a few moments of online convenience are far outweighed by your money or financial information being stolen.

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image credit: Anne Worner

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