Public Wi-Fi Risks

This page offers advice from EuroPol's notices on the dangers of using unsecured public Wi-Fi networks.

You can also view this information on the original EuroPol site.

Along with convenience for the public, public Wi-Fi hotspots can also provide an easy way for identity thieves and cybercriminals to monitor what you’re doing online and to steal your passwords, your personal information, or both. Never assume that a public Wi-Fi network is safe or secure. Remember, these passwords are shared, so anyone nearby can easily hop onto the network and see what you’re doing.