safe wifi?

The scam and hacking of data on the net are rising. Especially abroad, but not only. Wifi networks are often problematic for the protection of data while traveling.

First of all, updated antivirus, activated firewall, make recent updates, Then, avoid connecting to an open Wi-Fi network without a password. It is indeed easy for an attacker to record all your passwords.

The first protection is an effective password for access to sensitive sites. It must be quite long and complex. Use a combination of uppercase, lowercase, special signs, numbers, and letters. This is to make a short sentence easy to remember for you. Only write it in your memory.

The ideal is to have a different password for each important site. You can, for simplicity, add to your basic password, a letter of the name of the site. 

Disable ad hoc mode, This mode allows you to connect to the Internet by connecting another computer. However, if you connect through another computer rather than a Wi-Fi hotspot, this computer can access your data.

Disable file sharing, Unless you are working in local collaboration mode, it is best to disable this feature.

Log in to HTTPS, it is a protocol that helps secure your transactions. For example, make sure that when you connect to your bank's site that this protocol is activated.

To verify that the HTTPS protocol is enabled, just check in your browser's address bar that the site address starts with https: //.

The case of cybercafe, it is these places that are most to be feared. Internet cafes are effect the ideal place for data theft. Thus, software is sometimes installed on the machines to save your passwords. These programs include recording keystrokes typed on the keyboard. And some can even make screenshots.

Some countries practice censorship, Difficult then to visit some sites. By using a VPN or Virtual Private Network, you will bypass this problem and you can surf the net anonymously. In addition, a VPN prevents hacking of your data.

Sometimes, depending on the country, you may not be able to access your blog. This comes from the fact that the server on which your blog is hosted is blocked by the local access provider. Sometimes because of the presence on this server of a particular site.

Traveling with your laptop, If you work at a public table, I advise you to protect your laptop with a number lock . Pass the cable around a fixed foot of the table. 

In the transports, Never put your laptop in your big bag or suitcase if it goes in the hold or on the roof of a bus. Always keep your mobile phone close to you. Forget the dedicated pockets. Put it in your little backpack. The best is a backpack with a dedicated padded compartment . Make sure it is waterproof in case of heavy rain. In all cases, plan a plastic bag.

Avoid taking it with you as much as possible. He will be safer at the hotel in a locker. If there is none: put it in your suitcase or padlocked bag. Or use the anti-theft cable to secure a fixed mount in your room.

Remember to save your data regularly on an Internet space like Dropbox .
The ideal is to double the security of your data: a physical medium and online storage.
Do not store account numbers, bank cards, social security numbers, or other confidential data.

Be discreet: do not take your cell phone out in the street, on a bus or otherwise.

Make sure the power supply of your notebook is good.

Remember to take the purchase invoice with you, it can be requested at customs.