Question: What is the usage of WiFi hotspot?

A WiFi hotspot (public hotspot) is normally referred to the public area that offers WiFi or wireless access by using the wireless access point. It’s easy for visitors to use the laptop, PDA, cell phone or other portable wireless device to connect to hotspot and access to Internet to do web browsing, email checking, etc. This service can be free or you need to pay some access fee.

It’s getting popular nowadays, you can easily find the hotspot at airport, hotel, bookstore, library, restaurant, library, department store or other public locations. Please note that although hotspot provides convenient way for public Internet access, it’s also the common area to encounter computer hacking or other security breach incidents. Feel free to take a look on these WiFi hotspot security threats and WiFi hotspot security tips to learn more on this topic.