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The expert spoke about the dangers of connecting to public Wi-Fi networks

Connect to free public Wi-Fi may lead to users not only getting spyware, but the leak of confidential information, told RIA Novosti the head offices of Avast (specializiruetsya on the means of information and cyber security) in Russia and CIS Alexey Fedorov.

The number of free networks is growing every year: they now have not only in airports and restaurants, but in parks, small beauty salons, coffee shops and many other places. Often to connect to the network the user is not required to enter a password and login. According to a survey from Avast 2018 free Wi-Fi in public areas are connected, 38% of Russians and 87% of all respondents are aware of the security risks arising from this.