PRIVATE WiFi Overhauls Private-i

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PRIVATE WiFi has just completely revamped the private-i section on their site where you can find cutting edge information about security issues, identity theft, the latest research and insights, and actual terms and conditions from various public wifi networks.

Sherman, CT (PRWEB) August 25, 2011

PRIVATE WiFi™, a new and innovative company in the security software market, has just revamped the private-i section of their website. The private-i section contains lots of useful information on security issues and concerns, blogs from security experts, real-life stories about identity theft, and more, all in one place.

Private-i contains a subsection called Company Watch which has a multitude of blog posts from security experts writing about how businesses are dealing with public network issues. User can click Real Stories of ID Theft to read as well as post real-life stories of identity theft.

Private-i also contains a subsection called Read the Fine Print, which has the actual terms of use from coffee shops, hotel networks, and airports. While most of us don’t read these terms and conditions, nearly all of them state that when you log on to their public network, you agree to their security flaws. Private-i also has a glossary complete with security terms, as well as a very handy how to section with over 40 articles detailing how you can implement strong security measures for your operating system, hardware, and social network websites.

You should visit private-i if you are a customer who wants to be updated about privacy settings or if you are interested in reading the terms and conditions text on actual public wifi networks. Or you can visit just to learn more about identity theft and other security issues, or if you want to know what you are exposing yourself to when you log on to a public network. And if you have a personal story about ID theft that you want to share with them, they would be more than happy to post it for you.

About Public WiFi Security Risks

Public wifi usage has been increasing exponentially in the recent years due to its convenience and accessibility. It has become so easy to go online from just about anywhere: coffee shops, airports, public libraries, and hotel rooms, among many other places. However, many people are not aware the security risks inherent in using a public wifi network.

Wifi networks do not use physical cables to connect computers to one another. Instead, they use radio waves. This means that when you connect to a public network, you are basically exposing your laptop files, including personal data such as credit card information, passwords, and social security number, to anyone within that network. This development has led to a different type of hacking called “sniffing.” A sniffer is a computer tool that doesn’t require physical access to your computer. With the right software, easily available on the Internet, hackers can use sniffers to steal any unencrypted data on a public wifi network. It might even be the guy sipping his coffee at the table right next to you.

About PRIVATE WiFi

Private Communications Corporation is a security technology company that protects personal data and information on the Internet. PRIVATE WiFi, the company’s flagship software offering, a personal VPN, encrypts all computer data across unencryptedwWifi networks, enhancing online privacy for those without access to virtual private networks. Founded by software entrepreneur Kent Lawson, Private Communications Corporation is headquartered in Sherman, CT. For more information, visit http://www.privatewifi.com and for articles and other online privacy resources, please visit http://www.private-i.com. You can also connect with PRIVATE WiFi on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/privatewifi.

Contact:
Mike Neder
PRIVATE WiFi
(914) 484-0940
mneder@privatewifi.com

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