Securing a Wi-Fi network

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 11 2005 @ 19:41 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
VIA Arena today shows us how to protect wireless home networks:
Wireless routers come stock standard with default settings that are known to hackers and also don't provide any network security. But so many people are just happy if they get their home wireless network up and running. The manual and the terminology of network security seems too daunting to tackle for a lot of people. After you read over this guide, however, you will feel confident enough to at least change the SSID and enable MAC address filtering giving you a decent level of security against low-grade casual hackers seeking a free internet connection.
Read on over here.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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