Flowchart: Should You Open Your Home WiFi?
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
To open your home wireless internet, or not, that is the question. And to help you decide whether or not to do away with that long string of garbled letters and symbols allegedly protecting your internet, we made you a flowchart.
This handy dandy guide is mostly based on a conversation with Brian S. Hall on this week's New Tech City. Hall is a writer and reporter covering mobile computing and other topics and he's done away with password protection for his home WiFi because it just got too annoying to deal with and, he says, it's not that risky.
Hear his explanation and a rapid fire round of Q&A where he says when to open your WiFi and when not to (hence our flowchart).
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