Is it dangerous to connect to an unsecure wireless network?
I have brought my laptop out and about today and have picked up some unsecured connections. One is called “Guest”.
When I click on it, a warning comes up saying “Information sent over this network might be visible to others.”
Is this dangerous and does it mean that:
a) People on that network can view my internet browsing habits/sites?
b) People on that network can steal or view my files?
Any information or advise would be helpful. My computer is running Windows 7 and has Norton Security installed and operating.
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