7 Steps to Secure Your Wi-Fi

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Not securing your wireless connection is an open door for people who are hell-bent on leeching onto your Internet and accessing your home network for nothing but clearly malicious purposes.

Today we share seven steps proven to ensure a secure Wi-Fi network at your home:

1.When not at home, make sure your wireless network is disabled.

2.Routers come with a combination of default login and password. Change the password immediately.

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3. Network encryption is there for a reason. And instead of choosing WEP, use WPA2 encryption which is now the standard and will best encrypt your network.

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4.Routers also come with a default SSID that you want changed, especially if you live in a heavily populated area. Create an SSID that’s unique and distinguishable.

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5.Your router has a MAC list you need to check after upgrading your encryption. You want to log Back in only your permitted devices after filtering all MAC addresses you see on the list.

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