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How to Hide Your Wireless Network From Your Freeloading Neighbors

By May 26, 2012

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Are your neighbors using your wireless connection for free internet without you even knowing it? It's time to end their free ride. This week's featured article is on How to Hide Your Wireless Network From Your Internet-Leeching Neighbors. We'll learn how you can lock down your wireless connection so that you can stop your neighbors free Internet gravy train.

Check out the article linked above and let us know in the comments section below if you noticed an improvement in bandwidth after you secured your connection and locked out the freeloaders.

June 26, 2012 at 11:26 am
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This article contains misinformation and grossly incorrect security advice.

June 26, 2012 at 4:23 pm
(2) netsecurity says:

Tdubya, Thank you for the feedback. The section related to turning off SSID broadcasting as a security measure has been removed to reflect current best security practices.

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