Free WiFi Threatening

rafience By rafience, 21st Jun 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The high cost of data roaming mobile device to encourage the audience to the World Cup that Brazil would prefer to use the free WiFi access with ignoring safety.

Free WiFi Threatening

The high cost of data roaming mobile device to encourage the audience to the World Cup that Brazil would prefer to use the free WiFi access with ignoring safety.
Although trivial, this action is very risky. The cyber criminals targeting them to 'harvest' the data from a public WiFi network. Information such as passwords, PINs, and other sensitive data could fall into their hands.
Experts from security firm Kaspersky Lab conducts research on public WiFi access in Sao Paulo, where the tournament berlansungnya.
They drove 100 km around the city of Sao Paulo and check more than 5,000 access points that are popular among tourists as parks, malls, airports, and various other public places.
The results are quite astonishing. As quoted from Kaspersky's research results, as many as 26% of the 5,000 public WiFi network in Sao Paulo does not use any encryption.
Looking at the results above, security experts Kaspersky Lab also provides a number of recommendations for those who traveled to Sao Paulo and enjoy the 2014 World Cup. Following a number of recommendations were suggested.

• Always use a VPN connection to access any Wi-Fi network. If you do not have a VPN connection, try to get it and install the VPN connection to all devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc.
• If the WiFi network blocking VPN, do not use the network. If forced to use it, it is better to use the internet via TOR Browser settings along with DNSCrypt directly to the device
• If you have an Access Point, check if your firmware is the most recent. If not, a firmware update soon
• Do not let the Access Point you in the vendor default settings (default settings). Change the settings and use the new password is more complicated
• Check the encryption owned your current Access Point. If the encryption is WPA or WEP, change the settings to WPA2 with AES. Disable SSID broadcasting and make sure you have a strong network passwords
• If you are in no network is completely safe, be patient so as not to rush to post pictures or other information. Wait until you can get a secure network to work.

For some users may be a bit inconvenient, but there is no harm in trying for the security of your connection. These safety tips apply not only at the World Cup, because cyber threats exist everywhere.

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