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post #12 of (permalink) Old 2010-11-29, 10:52 PM
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Just outside Toronto
Posts: 64
You will find some information to help you walk through a personal audit at this site:

The end of the article provides guidance on how to protect yourself.

My best practices:
  • Strong complex passwords for WPA-2 (Uppercase, lowercase & numbers, etc...)
  • Strong admin password for your AP. Repeat it twice to make it longer.
  • Limit your broadcast range. I installed my AP in the basement and can barely get a signal past my front lawn.
  • Hide your SSID broadcast.

Good luck...

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