Tips for keeping your laptop safe

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 12:10 AM EST

Be careful when logging online in a wireless hot spot - such as in a hotel, cafe or airport lounge - as you may not be logging onto a valid wireless network. A new kind of phishing attack has surfaced, where computer users believe they're signing onto a public wireless network with their credit card, but it's really someone nearby with a wireless computer attempting to steal your identity.

At CIO Today.

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