Latest update: 27/06/2012
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The ills of open Wifi
The Paris subway is installing new Wifi hotspots in a number of stations and while commuters may be thrilled about their internet access, there are also risks. Unsecured WiFi internet access is used by criminals to steal passwords, data and other personal digital information. So just as you should watch out for pick pockets in the metro, you may also need to carefully guard your online identity as well.
By Eric Olander