It’s among the first things we say — sometimes to no one in particular — when we check into our hotel room: “what’s the WiFi password?”
Well, logging onto the hotel’s internet might not be as innocuous as it seems. It often lacks adequate security controls and privacy, making it a prime target for cyber criminals looking to steal your information. Does this mean you should be paranoid every time you use hotel WiFi? Absolutely not. But there are a few things you can do to keep yourself and your information safe while traveling.
This is what you should know about accessing hotel WiFi responsibly, according to a cyber security expert.