Youve got WEP encryption enabled, your networks SSID is hidden, and youve enabled MAC address filtering so no one else can connect. Your Wi-Fi network is secure, right? Not really. Good Wi-Fi security is simple: Enable WPA (ideally WPA2) and set a strong password. Other common tricks for increasing a Wi-Fi networks security can easily be bypassed. They may deter more casual users, but a strong WPA2 password will deter everyone. Image Credit: Nick Carter on FlickrWEP EncryptionThere are several different types of wireless network encryption, including WEP, WPA, and WPA2. Routers being sold today still ship with option to use WEP encryption this may be necessary if you have very old devices that cant use WPA. WEP can be cracked very easily. WEP prevents people from directly connecting to the network, so its superior to using an open Wi-Fi network. However, anyone that wants access to your network can easily crack the WEP encryption and determine your networks password. Instead of using...
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