The Wi-Fi in Lunenburg does not require a password to connect. Any laptop or smartphone with wireless capability will connect to the library’s Wi-Fi network quickly, whether inside or outside.
Lunenburg Wi-Fi is a public hotspot that is unencrypted and insecure. Information being exchanged by a Wi-Fi user can be accessed by anyone in the proximity. Experts advise against using a nonsecure network for online financial operations. Using websites with “https” URLs is recommended for some levels of Internet traffic encryption. To restrict third-party access, turn off the printer, file, and other sharing features on the laptop. VPN networks provide a higher level of protection. Any computer store may aid with installing and configuring VPN software on a laptop. In all online communications, VPN networks always use encrypted data.