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Wireless Router: 4 Steps for Top Security

Your wireless router is the device that provides broadband Internet access to all the devices in your home when they need it. It maintains a constant connection to the Internet (as long as you don’t turn it off!), and computing devices like your PC, tablet, smart TV and mobile phone all access the Internet via the wireless network created by the router. But are you sure your router isn’t also leaving the door open to hackers and freeloaders? In this article, I’ll explain which areas of your router’s settings are important, and the four vital steps you should take to keep your wireless network – your ‘WLAN’ – secure.

Category: Internet & Security, Issues, Questions and Answers, Security
Issue: 2018 Issue 12 December
Operating Systems:
Article Reference: W364



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