Avoid using open or unsecure networks. If your only choice is to access an open network, avoid doing anything sensitive online, such as banking or changing a password. Do not choose the option to auto-reconnect to an open network. Remove memorized open networks or those networks you don't plan on connecting with again.
- [Instructor] How safe is that WiFi network?…Should you do your online banking while…you're using a hotel's free WiFi?…And how can the bad guys snoop on you?…These are legitimate questions and for your Android…and online security, they're important.…You want to ensure that you access a secure WiFi network.…When a secure network isn't available,…you can access an open network, but don't do anything…online to compromise your security,…such as online banking or updating a password.…
And disable the Android's capability to automatically…reconnect to networks where security is a concern.…What you're trying to avoid is a spoofing attack.…That's where a network name and credentials are faked.…While you access this phony network the bad guys actively…scan for usernames and passwords.…You can't tell that this spying is taking place…because from your perspective, you're still on the internet,…and you have several tools available…to help you avoid accessing a spoofed network.…
Here in the Settings app on the WiFi screen,…
- Explain how to remove all geotag location data from images.
- Recognize the downside of disabling backup and synchronization processes for your Android.
- Recall what information is not affected by a factory data reset.
- Determine what to do when an app asks permission to access strange applications.
- Identify the dangers associated with an open network.
- Explain why users should never skip Android updates.