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FBI warns of risks of using wireless hotel networks

Wi-Fi networks in hotels typically favor guest convenience over strong security practices, says the FBI.

As the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown have forced a shift to remote work, many people are working not just from home but from public locations. The pitfall here is that a public location may not have the tight security measures required to protect sensitive data and other assets. That vulnerability holds true for libraries, coffee shops, and even hotels. In a new warning about hotel Wi-Fi, the FBI provides several tips on how to protect yourself when using such a public network.

Source: Wi-Fi security: FBI warns of risks of using wireless hotel networks – TechRepublic

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