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AOL Digital Matters - Wi-Fi

The Most Hackable Holiday Gifts and Tips to Help Secure Them

From tablets to electronic toys, drones, media players and fitness trackers, gadgets make popular gifts during the holidays. They also make potentially easy prey to cybercriminals, if used without the proper security precautions. In all the excitement of unwrapping and powering on your newest


Appalling Danger If You Use Public WiFi

The next time you fire up your laptop or iPad in a coffee shop, beware. Someone may be watching you--more closely than you ever imagined. A Firefox add-on called Firesheep allows anyone to see exactly what you're seeing on your computer--and even get full access to your Facebook, Amazon or