Use a VPN
I admit it, I’m a Wi-Fi junkie. Wi-Fi makes my job so much easier as it lets me essentially work wherever there’s an internet connection. But I also know that most Wi-Fi signals are unencrypted, which means there’s a risk that someone can hack into my computer/phone and steal my files and other personal information. So when I travel, I use a VPN to protect my sensitive information online.
What I also love about VPNs is that they allow you to watch US-only online videos outside of the country and make Skype calls or log on to websites that are restricted in certain countries—as they make you anonymous/invisible.
There are a ton of VPN (Virtual Private Network) services on the market, but I use PrivateWiFi.com. They protect my identity, sensitive information and personal stuff by encrypting everything I send and receive with bank-level security. They give me a subscription so I don’t have to pay the $9.95 a month or $84.95 a year, but since I travel so much, I think the full cost would be worth it.
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