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ISPreviews Top 10 Wireless (Wi-Fi) Security Tips
By: MarkJ - 21 July, 2008 (8:46 AM)

In a recent study conducted by YouGov for Linksys, a global manufacturer of networking hardware and division of Cisco, 59% of home broadband users were found to be running a wireless (Wi-Fi) network. Not that we needed any proof of its popularity, ISPs have been churning out free Wi-Fi equipped routers for years and almost every modern gadget that money can buy now seems to include it.

Sadly this explosion of wireless networking exposes more personal networks to the threat of hacking attempts than ever before. By sharing our information wirelessly we risk opening a dangerous backdoor into once private networks, hence it is important to make sure you’re doing everything possible to stay secure.

To help readers achieve this we’ve published a list of 10 simple security tips for wireless networks:

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