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This Thursday, May 24, 2018 file photo shows customers sitting around on cell phones and computers as well as sleeping at a local Starbucks coffee shop in Burbank, Calif.

Coffee shop

This Thursday, May 24, 2018 file photo shows customers sitting around on cell phones and computers as well as sleeping at a local Starbucks coffee shop in Burbank, Calif.

Public WiFi networks might be safer than you think

This Thursday, May 24, 2018 file photo shows customers sitting around on cell phones and computers as well as sleeping at a local Starbucks coffee shop in Burbank, Calif.

   

Yes, hackers can spy on some of what you’re doing on your laptop if you’re browsing the web in a coffee shop. But public networks are worlds safer than they were a few years ago.

Reset learns the do’s and don’ts of using public WiFi networks.

GUEST: Tatum Hunter, Washington Post technology writer

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