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Andy O'Donnell

Can Your Wireless Network's Name be a Security Risk?

By January 30, 2013

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Is your wireless network name giving out too much information about you? Did you use your address or your family's last name as part of your wireless network's name? If your network's name contains anything personal then it might help a hacker in their quest to crack your password.

In this week's featured article, Is Your Wireless Network's Name A Security Risk? we'll look at what makes a good wireless network name vs. a bad one.

Some people take creating their wireless network name almost as serious as they would naming their own child. What's the funniest or most creative Wi-Fi network name you've ever seen? Let us know in the comments section below:

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