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Now That NYC’s Subway Has Free Internet, Here’s How To Stay Safe On Public Wi-Fi


From Fast Company

As Wi-Fi networks expand, so do your chances of getting hacked and tracked. Here are the dos and don’ts of using free internet.

As of New Year’s Eve last week, all 279 subway stations in New York City have public Wi-Fi, meaning nearly 6 million daily riders now have access to free internet. Of course, “free” internet services usually come with a price that includes giving up privacy and possibly even security, and free Wi-Fi on mass transit is no different.