Finding and Using WiFi While Traveling-Suggestions and Cautions
Posted by Editor on November 17, 2009
Phoenix and Tucson Int’l Airports have free WiFi for your laptop; no registration or credit card required.
Google is providing free WiFi at 50 airports: http://www.freeholidaywifi.com/ Most airports have some free wifi.
Cities – coffee shops and public libraries http://www.wififreespot.com/
Free wifi tends to have poor security – traffic can be scanned and the logs can be read by employees. To keep your passwords and other personal data safe, install the UA VPN and _use it_ with free wifi spots:
Rogue spots: especially a problem in airports. Naughty people set up fake wifi spots and request personal data – such as credit card numbers – to let you login. Find out the offical airport wifi system name and select it, instead of taking a random choice of wifi networks.
Mari Stoddard, MLIS – firstname.lastname@example.org Arizona Health Sciences Library – 520/626-2925, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
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