The last time you used a public Wi-Fi hot spot, did you get the feeling you were being watched? Good. You very well may have been.
Just last week the U.S. Federal Trade Commission published the Wise Up About Wi-Fi page that offers tips for safe use of public Wi-Fi. Among the tips is the familiar advice to use encryption at all times (look for "https:" in the address header and the lock icon in the address bar or it the bottom status bar, depending on your browser).
The FTC's public-Wi-Fi safety page recommends that you … Read more