free Wifi and security

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by SandyD, May 2, 2014.

  1. SandyD

    SandyD Registered Member

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    not sure if this is the best forum but I wonder about using free wifi at cafe's or malls. I understand that I should not log on to sites disclosing my passwords or send confidential emails as the traffic could be read by people nearby.

    If I just want to surf some news sites or look up general info on my iphone, tablet or laptop, are there any other security or privacy issues? Could someone "hack" my device and access data on it?
     
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    Thank you Mr Brian - great info
     
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