Protecting Wi-Fi Network

August 9th, 2017 by Rosemary
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Quite often we hear common story about how someone – that connects to an open access point via Wi-Fi and download gigabytes of free traffic. In this case, the owner of such a point could not understand, and either forced pay the 'left' traffic, or put up with more bandwidth utilization. All of this is due to neglect of the protection of wireless networks. The problem of unauthorized access to your wireless network relate to both business and home users. In the first case, intended for employees of the firm, but never unprotected Wi-Fi can cause unauthorized access to the service online, identity theft, failures in the system as a whole. Not less likely, and home users, because getting into a home network through an unprotected access point or wireless router, an attacker can not only free use your Internet connection. Having access to such networks can be copied to modify or even completely remove the files, directories, etc..

Also, your computer may be running interceptors keystrokes, viruses – 'Trojan horses' or other malicious software that will run on unknown hosts. All network traffic can be tapped for further research. Themselves with a need tools that can be a real-time browse visit your web-pages, web addresses, as well as to intercept your passwords for future use, for commercial purposes. In addition, your Internet channel can be used for illegal activities. If open wireless network will be used for illegal distribution of films or music, in many countries for it can pay a claim from law enforcement agencies.

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