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How Safe Is Your Wi-Fi Connection?

written by: KennethSleight•edited by: Mark Muller•updated: 10/14/2011

The ability to connect to wireless hotspots everywhere from home to the local McDonalds has been a boon for hackers everywhere. Identity thieves prey on unsuspecting laptops, pilfering everything from bank account information to social security numbers. Do you know how to thwart them?

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    Hacker It's so easy these days to open up your laptop and quickly connect to a wireless network, whether you're at home, work or at your local coffee shop. Unfortunately, this had made it just as easy for hackers to get to your information. How safe is the wireless connection you're accessing? Brush up on you knowledge here, and learn to better protect your information in the future.

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