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WATCH: How a hacker uses a cat collar to swipe Wi-Fi information

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ATLANTA -- Hackers aren't just hiding in dark rooms with laptops waiting to steal your information. It could be the cat that brushes your leg on the street.

Watch the video above to see how a hacker rigged a cat collar to collect Wi-Fi information.

There are numerous open Wi-Fi access points. The biggest thing people can do is make sure their home Wi-Fi access points are properly secured. That's what John and Jane Q public can do on a day-to-day basis to make sure that their house is the most secure.