Free Wi-Fi or unlimited Wi-Fi, wherever its written it just catches your attention, so much so that you sometimes just visit a place to access to this publicly available Wi-Fi network. In today’s time when internet services are available at a much cheaper rate than before, mostly every other public place like hotels, cafes, malls, parks, offers with some sort of free Wi-Fi as a tool to attract a crowd and increase their sales. They do that to provide their customers with some extra benefits but if you get to know that this activity of yours, surfing on any site, making payments or sending emails or even searching something on Google over that hotel’s provided Wi-Fi makes your data easily available to the cyber thieves.
The cyber thieves who are just waiting for you to just open any site or search anything or to log in with password on any application and then just dive into your phone or whichever device you are accessing the Wi-Fi through and get reach to your passwords, then what follows is that you will become a victim of Identity thefts, Online Blackmailing, Loss of money from bank account many such other acts to harm you. So, to protect you and your devices and data from getting leaked what you need is called VPN with split tunnelling, which is generally provided by many VPN service provider companies which include Nord VPN.
VPN which is a Virtual Private Network is what provides you online privacy and anonymity, which allows you to access some sites or information without sharing your identity or your device’s identity that is its Internet Protocol address (IP Address). In a sense, VPN provides your device with a kind of mask, thereby covering your identity so that no one can configure what you searched on any site or no one can trace you or your data.