You've probably heard that public Wi-Fi is dangerous. Advice about avoiding it is almost as widespread as public Wi-Fi itself
"Some of this advice is outdated, and public Wi-Fi is safer than it used to be. But there are still risks.
Is Public Wi-Fi Safe or Not?
This is a complicated topic. It's true that browsing on public Wi-Fi is much safer and more private than it used to be thanks to the widespread embrace of HTTPS on the web. Other people on the public Wi-Fi network can't just snoop on everything you're doing. Man-in-the-middle attacks aren't as trivially easy as they used to be..."