Staying private on a public wi-fi network

As WiFi networks are spreading very quickly, privacy is a huge concern. For example, did you know that all three of the big Instant Messenging applications ( Yahoo, MSN Messenger, and AIM) send your data over WiFi in plain text? That is scarey!

So what is a good Tablet PC user to do if he just wants to sit back in a recliner while in portrait mode, drink some good coffee, and surf?


Coffee Shop WiFi for Dummies  has some really good tips on making your conversations more secure. Like Robert Scoble, I’m also curious about other tips mobile professionals and those in the security field have for making your experience more secure.

Via Robert Scoble