Tech Tip - Lockdown Your Wi-Fi

If you’re using Windows 10 and you want to make sure you’re not exposed to the security risks posed by insecure wireless networks, there is a quick and easy way you can protect your Wi-Fi connectivity. Here’s how:

Go to Settings.

Go to Network & Internet > Wi-Fi

Make sure that the 'Connect to suggested open hotspots' option is disabled, unless you connect through a virtual private network or VPN service.

Posted by Andrew Sewell,


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I always use purevpn on open wifi networks specially during travelling.

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Yes VPN is absolutely necessary in 2018 when horrors of Net Neutrality have it US. Mass Surveillance have hit 14 eyes including US, UK, Australia and other.

Only VPN can make you safe from these horrors. I am using PureVPN since 2014 just after Snowden made revelations about the mass surveillance