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Wireless security

As was recently demonstrated on BBC’s Watchdog programme using a wireless hotspot can be a risky business. This is due to the necessity of leaving the hotspot open so that much of your internet communication is visible to the rest of the users at the same hotspot. Whilst the recent programme blamed the hotspot providers, there are very good technical reasons why these hotspots are left open – mainly so you can access them easily. A Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution would fix all of this, so why don’t the hotspot providers......

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