Not-So-Hot Part About Wifi Hotspots: Free Wifi May Cost You Plenty

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Check out this article and video from a CBS news affiliate in Atlanta, which shares the “not-so-hot part about wifi hotspots,” and why unencrypted devices are easy for hackers to crack. Check out the video for a glimpse of people working “triple-fisted” at the café (that would be working at a table with a smartphone, laptop, and a tablet). Also hear why a security expert thinks public hotspots are now easier than ever for hackers to infiltrate, thanks to tools like Firesheep.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi’s manager of digital content strategy.