Using wifi is the most common way to connect to the Internet, however an unsecure connection can expose your device to cyber threats, such as identify theft, malware attacks and more.
Avoid using public wifi hotspots to access sensitive information
Hackers can use public wifi hotspots to surreptitiously intercept and steal your passwords, emails and other sensitive information.
The following tips can help increase your privacy when accessing information from your smart device outside of the University:
- Avoid public wifi hotspots where possible and use your 3G/4G internet connection instead
- Only use secure websites