Free wi-fi often means free data for hackers – so if you are frequenting the coffee shop with your smartphone, it’s a good idea to practice safe browsing. To help you keep your phone safe and healthy, the security gurus at Symantec have put together this great infographic of best practices.
To begin securing your data, create a secure password for your phone and deactivate automatic wi-fi connections. In general, browsing on public wi-fi connections can leave you susceptible to more hacking, so never use it to access private or important data – you won’t be able to tell when you’re being hacked or infected. Read more