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Old 11-15-15, 08:01 AM
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Re: How do I secure internet connection?

Wireless is off now so my connection can't be accessed without my permission again now everyone
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Re: How do I secure internet connection?

Even with wireless you should be able to have password protected wifeless.
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Re: How do I secure internet connection?

True, but the encryption is pretty easy to break over time. If someone has enough time (such as your neighbor) they can break it capturing enough packets using something Open Source like Wireshark.
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True, but the encryption is pretty easy to break over time. If someone has enough time (such as your neighbor) they can break it capturing enough packets using something Open Source like Wireshark.
Is it possible to hack a wired connection?
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Is it possible to hack a wired connection?
Yes, but without physically breaching your living space, it is difficult and requires very expensive equipment.


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Re: How do I secure internet connection?

JMO, I turn off my wireless connection via device manager. Your wireless connection is only encrypted from start to end. During transmission your wireless signal can easily be intercepted.
Use WPA2 AES and at least a 28 multi-character pass when setting up your router if you wish to use a wireless connection. Turn off your SSID that broadcasts your visible identity and make sure your shared key is also Multi-character, something like this "b#e*f^mE*n#s@b" etc.

The average wireless router can be hacked into by a 10 year old using tools readily available on the web. A wired (RJ45) ethernet connection is your best bet for a secure connection.

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Re: How do I secure internet connection?

Set up a VPN
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