Sorry gang..... I know the question has been asked a thousand times before, but with changes in technology maybe the answer gets changed. What's the latest on public hotspot security? If I go into my library (yeah - free wifi !!!), can I feel secure logging onto my bank or brokerage account? How about Starbucks at nine bucks a day?
Is there anything I can do to increase my level of security if I am surfing on a public hotspot? Just what are the weaknesses I may encounter?
If a hacker gets interested in trying to get information transmitted in a local coffee shop with a wifi for patrons, just what is he doing that he might get something useful? So he could log into the portal too..... big deal, I don't think he is logging into my computer and I have my Windows firwall turned on anyway.