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    This is a discussion on security option on sky within the Wireless / Adapters forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; is wep or other form of security required to use the router i currently have security disabled on my current ...

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      security option on sky

      is wep or other form of security required to use the router
      i currently have security disabled on my current router as it sometimes interferes with connecting to my ds and wii. I understand that its better if security was on but if i joined sky would i still be able to turn wep etc off ?

      many thanks


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      Re: security option on sky

      Without any security on your router, anyone with a wireless card could if they wanted to use your bandwith, download unsavoury things with you to blame if ever it was deemed illegal.

      Secure your router now, before you even think of going to Sky. As a matter of urgency.




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      Re: security option on sky

      theres nobody around to actually do all the things you suggest
      but i understand why people advise this

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      Re: security option on sky

      You should really have security enabled! If you install Netstumbler, this will give you a better idea of any wireless networks that are operating in your area. It should certainly pick up more than your wifi software ever could.

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      Re: security option on sky

      Quote Originally Posted by golden_balls View Post
      theres nobody around to actually do all the things you suggest
      but i understand why people advise this
      Where do you live? On top of a mountain in the middle of nowhere? Lol we have picked up 4 networks in our locality (via netstumbler) and two of these are unsecured and , we can log into them quite happily on the laptop!
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