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Windows 7: Are dongles secure

28 Jan 2012   #1
anjou2

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Are dongles secure

I use the 3 dongle when away from home. Is this as secure as my usual router based connection at home, I use the Windows firewall and anti-virus protection. I was thinking mainly of banking online risks


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28 Jan 2012   #2
Azo

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As much as I know, Dongles are safe from man-in-the-middle attacks (unless your government is tapping you). And as long as you keep Windows, your antivirus program and other software updated, don't use non-compliant software and don't click on shadowey links and attachments you are a safe guy.
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28 Jan 2012   #3
anjou2

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Thanks Azo, all I hoped to hear !
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28 Jan 2012   #4
Azo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by anjou2 View Post
Thanks Azo, all I hoped to hear !
Most welcome !
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