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Public Wi-Fi Security - Tip No.8

Make sure all your devices are set to manually select a Wi-Fi network. 

You don’t want your device trying to connect to a network automatically without your knowledge as it could leave you vulnerable to fake hotspots with the right name redirecting you to a bogus website that harvests your usernames and passwords.

Smart devices can give away a surprising amount of data from apps connecting to remote servers so don’t give cybercriminals this opportunity and regularly have a clear out of your known networks

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