Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday July 29, 2015

Windows 10 Shares Your Wi-Fi With Contacts

Windows 10 shares your Wi-Fi with your contacts? What could possibly go wrong? eek!

For starters, despite years of advice to the contrary, many people tend to re-use the same password for everything. Also, lots of people write down their passwords. And, as The Reg notes, if you personally share your Wi-Fi password with a friend آ— by telling it to them or perhaps accidentally leaving it on a sticky note on your fridge آ— and your friend enters the password into his phone, the friends of your friend now have access to the network.