8 January 2018
When we think about cyber security we tend to think about passwords, unsafe websites and viruses attached to emails. One thing that is often overlooked is the security of our own wireless networks themselves.
Although it doesn’t hit the headlines as much, it is nonetheless vital to secure our routers as part of staying safe online.
We might think it will result in nothing more than someone helping themselves to some of our bandwidth for free. However, the potential threats can be far more severe.
In fact, if an unscrupulous hacker is able to connect to your network they might intercept all of your traffic. They could steal your passwords, redirect you to fraudulent sites and even change your data. Even if they’re only using your network to get online they might be using it to do illegal things – all in your name.
With this in mind here are some tips to help your WiFi security.