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Here’s how to protect yourself from being tracked by your Wi-Fi signal

David O’Brien speaks with Boston 25 News about protecting yourself from being tracked by your Wifi signal.

“A big part of the problem is that when wireless protocols were designed years ago, it was by engineers who were not thinking of these types of problems,” O’Brien said.

O’Brien said retail companies have used a similar form of Wi-Fi probing to track your movements around stores. O’Brien said the easiest way to protect yourself and stop Wi-Fi tracking is to simply turn off your Wi-Fi antenna when you leave the house.

Read more at Boston 25 News

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