All the public places around the world are provided with free WIFI. Where ever you go, hotels, Restaurants, Railway Stations etc are packed with free wifi. Do you think all these wifi hotspots are safe enough? NO Right. All the activity you do on your device by connecting to these unsafe hotspots is collected.
“Is It Safe To Use The Public Library WiFi?“
It is Free, Yes its free everywhere in most public places. But what about its security? Are you aware of it? Do you even know how easy it is to hack you when connected to free wifi spots? Below are a few listed methods through which a hacker sitting on a free wifi hub can hack you.
You might know that most websites run under HTTP requests and few under HTTPS. Which means nothing more than the security of the site. HyperText Transfer Protos is less secured when compare to HyperText Transfer Protocol For Secure Connections.
Http < Https
So whenever you Sign up or Login on an HTTP site, All the information you enter over there needs to send to the server of the site in form of packets. And the hackers in the middle grabs the data and hack your online accounts.
So on the other hand, The sites with HTTPS encrypts all the data and send to the server. Most of the sites these days are under HTTPS. But never connect to free wifi spot. Who knows if a hacker plays a game with you? So never connect to free wifi hubs in public places.
In the end, This was a small example for not to use public wifi hotspots. So beware of cybersecurity and always try your best to protect your online security. Hope you found this post useful. And make sure to share your impressions on this post in the comments section below. Do follow our blog techFlout for more and more interesting tech guides. Don’t forget to share – your friends will thank you.