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    Default Foxfi WiFi hotspot credentials safe?

    As the title asks, is it safe to use this program? Anything I've found online says you're possibly exposing yourself to risk. But doesn't say anything definitive.
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    Default Re: Foxfi WiFi hotspot credentials safe?

    I've used it for 3 years and have never had a problem
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    Default Re: Foxfi WiFi hotspot credentials safe?

    I know it works. They updated for my HTC m8 on Verizon, and it says it uses a vpn with certificates which can open my data up to monitoring?
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    Default Re: Foxfi WiFi hotspot credentials safe?

    Every VPN you open is subject to monitoring by the service that provides it. The only way you could be certain it isn't is if you set one up on servers you have physical control over. You just have to decide if you trust the providers. I've been using it for years and will continue to do so.

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    Default Re: Foxfi WiFi hotspot credentials safe?

    Not worried about online banking or anything?
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    Default Re: Foxfi WiFi hotspot credentials safe?

    It's not any more dangerous than using my desktop at home. My ISP could set up the same kind of man in the middle attack. Your carrier is in fact watching everything you are sending and doing. That's why the FoxFi app needs to use a VPN to work.

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