[CentOS] Another security question

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 22:48:13 UTC 2008


On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 9:46 AM, Anne Wilson <cannewilson at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I would like to be able to check my bank account while we are on holiday.  I
> know the bank's site is encrypted from the start - the login page is https and
> Verisign-trust encrypted - but is there any risk in using public wireless
> networks for jobs like this?  It sounds secure enough, but maybe I'm
> paranoid....

I would not consider using a Public terminal, without booting from my
own Live CD. If you are bringing your Laptop, use as much encryption
as is possible. There is risk and others have and will comment on
that.


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