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Public Wi-Fi Networks, What wants you to know

Whether in a hotel or airport across the world, or in the coffee shop just down the street, chances are you’ve used free Wi-Fi hotspots. While convenient, they’re often unsecure. So how can you reduce your risk? Encryption — having your information scrambled into code — is key to staying secure online.

Watch this video from to learn the signs that a site and hotspot are encrypted so you can protect your personal information when using public Wi-Fi hotspots. 

Preston Reisig -
Consumer Education Intern, FTC


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