This was posted on one of the Yahoo groups by SGG and I think it is worth reemphasizing what she says. Everything she says here rings true. Some Internet Cafes are managed better than others, but most are lax in their use of updated Anti-virus and spyware programs.
The safest practice is to use your own laptop and to keep it current on all program updates. The only caution I didn’t see Susan mention is being careful with wireless connections. You are safer, if you are on a wireless connection that requires WPA encryption. WEP is less secure and no encryption is unsecured. WPA and WEP will require the wireless host to tell you the connection password. Continue reading A Word From Susan about Panama Internet Cafes