by Joe Levi | April 22, 2013 7:34 AM
The question came from someone close to the Pocketnow family, which means that even the geeks among us are still confused with just how secure (or insecure) public WiFi is. It's a valid concern, and one that you may not have stopped to consider. We all like free WiFi, right? Should we be worried? What's the worst that could happen? For the context of this article we're going to limit the conversation to just "public" WiFi -- meaning wireless Internet access that's available to the general public. This could be offered at a school campus, public library, your work's office, a fast food ...
by Joe Levi | November 14, 2012 12:11 PM
Wi-Fi is one of the greatest technological advancements of our time. Networking without wires, and without the need for a large deployment of towers and antennae. It's relatively fast and very easy to set up by average people: just plug in a couple wires, and tap a "connect" button on the router and the device to be paired. Range, however, is limited to around 1,000-feet -- under perfect conditions. The advantages of Wi-Fi might also be considered weaknesses. Public places that offer free Wi-Fi are regularly inundated with far too many people trying to access the network and bandwidth ...
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