#CyberFLASH: Heartbleed internet bug may not affect wi-fi

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The Heartbleed Internet bug is still haunting websites worldwide, but it looks like public Wi-Fi is pretty safe.

That doesn’t mean you should start banking on an open network — that’s still dangerous.

However, you can connect your laptop or smartphone at most coffee shops, hotels and airports without worrying about hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug on a Wi-Fi router to spy on you.

Most of the Wi-Fi devices used in public spaces are made by Cisco or Ruckus Wireles, and both companies say that hardware wasn’t susceptible to the bug in security software.

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