How to Access & Use Public Wi-Fi Safely?

Wi-Fi network now freely available at most of the public terminals, you can connect your laptop or android phone to access internet and other web based services. But how far it is safe to use wireless connection available publically, actually there is risk of using such network. But if you follow few tips given below, you can stay safe of using public W-Fi.

Create VPN for Safe Access

VPN or virtual private network is one of the best techniques to browse web safely. Surfing through VPN encrypts traffic between your device and VPN server which make tough for tracking or trace your data. For every device browsing through VPN is different process.

HTTPS Protected Browsing

HTTPS is kind of secured lock make web browsing safer for users. Nowadays all the browsers are supporting this lock system, however, if you are using Norton antivirus and looking for safe browsing, you can contact Norton antivirus support for browsing safely on public Wi-Fi.


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Two-way Authentication for Safe Login

While login your mail or social media account through public Wi-Fi use two-way authentication process to ensure the privacy and safety. If someone tries to sniff your details, he also needs to verify the login process which would be not possible if your phone is in your hand.

Avoid Online Financial Transactions 

When you use your laptop on a public terminal Wi-Fi network avoid paying online bills and doing financial transactions. Use your home network to carry out such transactions otherwise public wireless network can sniff your login details for misuse.  Use Wi-Fi internet connection only for accessing mails or browse randomly accessed website for browsing safely.

Avoid Updating Apps on Public Network

It’s good to update your windows applications and android apps regularly to use the latest version, but don’t do that through public Wi-Fi network. As when you connect with wireless internet service provider can ask you for updating your software and when you go for it, there is chance of infusing malware in your device. Norton customer support is available for installing antimalware software in your computer for safe browsing.