Flyers love in-flight Wi-Fi access. The problem—its use can lead to data leaks.
In a recent survey from Inmarsat, 81 percent of passengers would use inflight Wi-Fi if available on their next flight, and over 65 percent of passengers who have had access to inflight Wi-Fi in the last year used it.
“Inflight Wi-Fi is a godsend if you are constantly on the go, but there are several things to look out for when using any type of public network,” says Daniel Markuson, a digital privacy expert at NordVPN. “This is because inflight Wi-Fi networks are the prime targets for hackers because many of them fall short even with the most basic security measures. That’s why it’s crucial to take certain steps to ensure your security while using these types of networks.”
No one is looking out for your digital safety in the skies said…