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Unread 19-01-2008, 07:10 AM   #11
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Re: How to secure your Wireless Network

Great actually I don't have any real time experience in this field.

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Unread 13-11-2009, 12:47 PM   #12
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Re: How to secure your Wireless Network

WPA is nowadays not enough any more. You kind of need WPA2 with TKIP+AES encryption.
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Re: How to secure your Wireless Network

I agree with stuartbe.

WEP is very easy to crack.. Donot use it under any circumstances.. Better to leave your network open than having a fake sense of security.

Turning off SSID broadcast is also a poor way of enforcing security.. SSID can be found very easily e ven if your not broadcasting it.

WPA with TKIP is good. But the best protection out there is WPA with AES CCMP.

The WPA passphrase can be anywhere form 8 to 63 characters long.
If you have a 63 character password made up of random characters then your network would be really unbreakable. Escpecially cracking the wpa password.

If its anywhere between 8 to 20 characters then its also susceptible to a dictionary attack .

So better use a password more than 30 characters long and which doesnt use dictionary words or l33t speak.
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Re: How to secure your Wireless Network

Secure your wireless network using WPA2 encryption, enable Wireless MAC Filtering, disable SSID Broadcast.
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Re: How to secure your Wireless Network

use wpa-psk at least or wpa2 better
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Re: How to secure your Wireless Network

A VPN connection will make it more secured.
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Re: How to secure your Wireless Network

Or just use LAN! its faster and unhackable remotely.
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Or just use LAN! its faster and unhackable remotely.
This will definitely work, great idea!
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Re: How to secure your Wireless Network

Mac address filtering and SSID hiding offer no security and can be bypassed in seconds. The mac address can be spoofed and hiding SSID offers no protection against packet sniffers.

The only one true way to protect your network and your privacy is to use WPA and a very long and complex key.

You can generate one here
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