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The Identity Theft Resource Center Launches Public Wireless Internet Survey

Survey to discover the habits of consumers using public wireless Internet connections

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), a nationally recognized non-profit focusing on identity theft and related issues, has just launched a survey to discover the habits of consumers using public wireless Internet connections (public WiFi). The ITRC is conducting this survey in order to better understand the best ways to help consumers protect themselves while online and on the go.

"The ability to connect to the Internet is an integral part of many individuals daily life. This has led to the increased demand for public WiFi," says Nikki Junker, Social Media Coordinator for the ITRC. "This study will help us understand where consumers may be putting themselves at risk and assist them, accordingly."

To participate in the survey just visit the ITRC's Facebook Page or Click here to take the survey directly. The survey will run from August 7, 2012 through August 31, 2012. The survey results will be released on the ITRC website shortly thereafter.

About the ITRC The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) is a nationally recognized non-profit organization established to support victims of identity theft in resolving their cases, and to broaden public education and awareness in the understanding of identity theft. Visit www.idtheftcenter.org. Victims may contact the ITRC at 888-400-5530.

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9/20/2016 | 9:45:09 AM
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Great informative read. Though public wifi hotspots are a boiling point for hacking activities but it is easier now to secure your identity from theft, as mentioned in this article, from deploying security stuff. I use vpn service, purevpn, to secure from malicious hacking attempts. It offers strict no logs service with encrypted data connection so my browsing is hidden. 
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9/20/2016 | 9:44:38 AM
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Great informative read. Though public wifi hotspots are a boiling point for hacking activities but it is easier now to secure your identity from theft, as mentioned in this article, from deploying security stuff. I use vpn service, purevpn, to secure from malicious hacking attempts. It offers strict no logs service with encrypted data connection so my browsing is hidden. 
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