No Wi-Fi network is completely safe if you have the wrong settings on your phone or computer. When you browse http pages, you are transmitting and receiving un-encrypted text; this makes it easy to intercept, making your password vunerable. Only https pages are secure. If you have Sharing enabled on... read more your computer, it is possible to access your files or even remotely log on to your system. For these reasons, it's best to keep Sharing switched off, your Firewell turned on, and do not browse sensitive websites on public networks. If you have to do so regulalrly, you should use a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
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