Traveling to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, or just headed out to your local beach for a daytrip? You remember to pack your sunglasses, a hat, and plenty of sunblock, but don’t forget that your mobile gadgets need protection too.
- avast! SecureLine VPN to protect against dodgy public WiFi
- avast! Mobile Security and Anti-Theft to protect against thieves
That free WiFi HotSpot could get you in hot water!
Spectators at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil will have lots of choices of free WiFi. At least 6 of the 12 World Cup stadiums have access to free WiFi built in, and planners have created WiFi hotspots across 2,300 access points, including parks, squares, and public transit stations. Fans not watching in person will check scores on their phone or watch live streaming matches by connecting to free WiFi at hotels and bars.
“A WiFi attack on an open network can take less than 2 seconds,” tweeted @ExtremeNetworks recently. Cybercrooks can access and steal your personal data when you connect to these unprotected networks. Having your identity stolen and bank account emptied out while on vacation could ruin any trip – even one to paradise!
“Hackers target public hotspots, where it’s easy to follow every move that users of the WiFi connection make, allowing them to access emails, passwords, documents, and browsing behavior,” said Vincent Steckler, Chief Executive Officer of AVAST Software.
Use a VPN service to make sure that doesn’t happen. avast! SecureLine VPN protects your privacy by making your logins, emails, instant messages, and credit card details invisible to spying.
We’ve got the tool you need when you’re on the road this holiday season and all year long! Stay safe when using public WiFi ‘hotspot’ networks and access your favorite content from your PC with no regional restrictions when you use avast! SecureLine VPN.
avast! SecureLine secures your data and computer from intrusive hackers when using public WiFi hotspots at airports, cafes, libraries and hotels.
Your public WiFi communications are encrypted, which means that someone snooping on you will see a bunch of gibberish instead of your email, files, passwords, etc.
Your browsing is anonymous because avast! SecureLine VPN cloaks your IP address to keep your private searches private.
When you travel and need web access from different locations, you may find some sites blocked. Now you can use servers located in multiple countries (e.g. UK, USA, etc.) to access Geo-blocked websites like Netflix or Pandora.
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