Today people are using more frequently public hotspots, many Cafe, Restaurants and Pubs offer wifi connection for free. Who doesn’t check their Facebook or send a tweet while having an espresso macchiato or enjoying a fresh cold lemon tea? I guess everyone. The downside of using a public hotspot is that you put your personal data and information at serious risk.
Connecting to a public hotspot can expose your data and the system to various attacks, like man in the middle, password sniffing and credential stealing. If we really want protect our data when we are on the road, we need to use a VPN connection, a VPN is a particular service that encapsulates our network traffic keeping it private. Fortunately android has a standout built-in VPN connection tool that allows to use various VPN technologies, such 2TP/IPSec PSK, PPTP VPNS and many other.
In this post i’m going to show how to set up a VPN gateway and connect with your android device safely while using a public hotspot. More information at Bailey.St