Credit to Author: Jonny Evans| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:59:00 -0800
Coffee shops across the planet are populated by earnest Apple Mac-wielding remote and/or freelance workers – but are they taking steps to protect themselves in a public place? Follow this checklist to make sure you are protected.
12 ways to use your Mac safely in public places
1. Worry about Wi-Fi
Public Wi-Fi networks are dangerous places, not least because you don’t really know how the network is set up or who else is sitting on the same network with you.
Criminals are known to set up legitimate-seeming hotspots on which their software lurks, attempting to take data (including your bank and intranet passcodes) in transit. Please beware: