Encrypt unsecured Wi-Fi for Apple iOS
Do you use your mobile device to check email, use social networks or log in to your bank account while sipping a double mocha latte at your favorite coffee shop or while waiting for your next flight? That’s risky considering you cannot count on public Wi-Fi hotspots that you find in cafes, coffee shops, airports, schools, and hotels to be secure. Remote cybercrooks, and even the guy sitting a couple of tables from you sipping coffee, can use software to eavesdrop and snoop which could result in stolen credit card information and passwords or full-blown identify theft.
With new avast! SecureLine for iOS you can secure your wireless internet connection when using your iPad, iPhone, or iPod on a Public/Open Wi-Fi network. Here’s how it works:
VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. avast! SecureLine VPN creates a private ‘tunnel’ through the internet for your data to travel through, and everything inbound and outbound through the tunnel is encrypted. Data is decoded at the VPN server, using advanced encryption protocols. Handy features also detect and filter malicious URLs, block ads in the browser and apps, or can compress your transferred data which saves your mobile data plan and enables access to US-only content. :-)
Download avast! SecureLine for iOS from iTunes.
*Between data compression and ad-blocking, early results are showing a 25% - 50% reduction in data usage.
Every day between now and April 15 is high season for IRS phone scams. You can block unwanted calls and protect yourself from both annoyance and theft.
Using only secure Wi-Fi hotspots will keep you safe. Right? Not in the Internet of Things era, when every device connected to those network introduces risk.