THE DANGERS OF PUBLIC WiFi
A survey has revealed that a majority of the 26 million users of public WiFi in the UK are unaware they are open to hacking, identity theft and fraud. Research from HideMyAss.com also found that 76% of the nation's growing number of public WiFi users take no steps to secure their connection when sending personal and business emails, banking or credit card details.
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The WiFi sniffer can be anyone. By simply downloading a free app on his mobile device, he can have access to your data.
Fake WiFi networks are real...
"A recent experiment showed 85% of mobile users connected to WiFi hotspot without checking what they ere connecting to. A nearby security expert was then able to capture login information from all connected users"
THE PUBLIC WiFi USERS
UK public WiFi users unaware of what could be at risk
ACCOUNTS LEAKED GLOBALLY
2011 2012 2013
YOUR PASSWORDS ARE IN DANGER
passwords leaked globally
HOW PEOPLE USE PUBLIC WiFi?
Personal email 59%
Social networking 53%
Work email 25%
Online shopping 18%
Not concerned 13%
Knew of the risks 17%
33,486,460 UK adults
have used public WiFi through...
Of the total population, don't realise these connections are unsecured
THE RISK IS GETTING HIGHER DUE TO AN INCREASE OF PUBLIC WiFi HOTSPOTS
'The cloud' hotspots available in the UK
2011 5,000 hotspots
2012 15,000 hotspots
2013 16,000 hotspots
1 Terabyte of data is estimated to be stolen by hackers every day
Which is the same as
1 billion people having a Login credential stolen every day
HOW CAN YOU PROTECT YOURSELF?
51% of public WiFi users are using antivirus software
40% of public WiFi users are using firewall software
Virtual Private Network
14% of public WiFi users are using VPN
Your IP VPN Anonymous
128-256 bit secure encrypted channel
Security for hotspot surfers
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