Can a person steal information from my laptop via wifi?
If I am using a public wifi at abookstore, can another person there steal information from my latop while I am on the internet?
This question was answered on May 26, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.Yes a person can get information from your laptop.
To turn off access to your PC via WIFI, please do the following:
1) Menu "Start" -> Control Panel -> Network Connections.
2) Right-click on your WIFI connection icon and select Properties.
3) Uncheck box near "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks".
4) After that click ok
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Posted by Nyree of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on May 26, 2004