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    How to Check Wireless Connection is secure

    This is a discussion on How to Check Wireless Connection is secure within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Using the wireless adaptor on my desktop PC and wife has wireless card on her laptop. Heard loads of horror ...

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      How to Check Wireless Connection is secure

      Using the wireless adaptor on my desktop PC and wife has wireless card on her laptop. Heard loads of horror stories about people being able to 'use' your broadband. We both entered the SSID and network key passwords when originally setting the connection up, and the internet automatically connects when the PC/laptop is turned on. Are we both safe then? Just seems too easy.


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      You are extremely safe.

      Whilst it is possible to defeat the standard default level of encryption on the Sky router, it would take a great deal of know-how, sophisticated tools and equipment plus hard work and luck.

      Also, any person having both the means and the motive needs to be sitting in wireless range of you i.e just a few metres away.

     

     

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