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Wi-Fi can be so tempting, making it easy for you to do just about anything online when you're away from home. But you should be thinking before clicking, because most public Wi-Fi could make your private information a bit too, well, public.
More than 20 percent of smart-phone owners used their phones to make a financial transaction over a Wi-Fi connection other than the one in their home or office, according to our newest State of the Net survey. That may have left them vulnerable to having their transactions intercepted by people who weren't meant to see them.
How can you protect yourself?
—Donna L. Tapellini