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  • they broke into my wifi router again

    Oh I hate that !



    Our internet service slowed to a crawl. Then I couldn't even do an ADMIN login, so I had to reset it and set up new passwords. ARGHHH !



    This happens about every 6 months.



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    You need to secure your router. That old WEP protocol is garbage, you should be using WPA-2 at this point. Most wireless routers have the ability to lock access down to specific MAC addresses. My laptop and my wife's laptop are the only 2 MAC addresses that are able to use my wireless service. I guess somebody could clone a hardware MAC address, but it wouldn't be easy or worth it.
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    • #3
      I noticed my internet has also slowed to a crawl... Coincidence? or more Trojans at work?



      According to this, out of 38 internet servers in North America, 16 are currently down.

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      • #4
        #1 - do NOT broadcast your SSID!
        "Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals so that security and liberty may prosper together." - Dwight D. Eisenhower 1/17/61

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