Comments on: Could hackers break into your Wi-Fi wireless router? http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/12/30/could-hackers-break-into-your-wi-fi-wireless-router/ News, Views, and Insight from the ESET Security Community Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:49:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7 By: David Harley http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/12/30/could-hackers-break-into-your-wi-fi-wireless-router/#comment-3786 Sat, 08 Dec 2012 10:25:07 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=11019#comment-3786 ESET products offer some protection from many techniques used by hackers. It would be a bit presumptuous to claim to protect from all threats or even all types of threat.

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By: Unknown http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/12/30/could-hackers-break-into-your-wi-fi-wireless-router/#comment-3785 Sat, 08 Dec 2012 07:27:29 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=11019#comment-3785 does ESET protects from hackers

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By: Zoran Cuckovic http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/12/30/could-hackers-break-into-your-wi-fi-wireless-router/#comment-3784 Wed, 04 Jan 2012 00:27:11 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=11019#comment-3784 I am using a weird name of my wirelles home network + WPA2-PSK / WPA-PSK with randomly generated Pre Shared key in the lengt of 30 characters (Capital letters , small letters , numbers and different special signs) + MAC address filters for allowed clients – all known clients by unique MAC address. I put setup of router's firewall at highest security level protection. Beside this precautions I am using ESET Smart Security 5 , with highest level setup protection. By my opinion there's no any hackers that could hack my wireless network. :-)

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By: Cameron Camp http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/12/30/could-hackers-break-into-your-wi-fi-wireless-router/#comment-3783 Tue, 03 Jan 2012 19:26:28 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=11019#comment-3783 @alexios: the really simplistic answer would be that malware often goes looking for other easy targets on the same network. If your neighbor is using your network, he would usually be on the same mini-network that your other home computers freely communicate on, which is less locked down by firewalls usually that a public internet. This means it's easier for your home computers to talk to each other, share files, share printers, etc. It's also easier for them to share malware with the neighbor's computer, unfortunately. But David's answer is more complete, in that there are probably 1000's of articles that do the subject more justice than I can in a couple sentences :)

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By: David Harley http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/12/30/could-hackers-break-into-your-wi-fi-wireless-router/#comment-3782 Tue, 03 Jan 2012 19:11:57 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=11019#comment-3782 An answer to that could run to book length. :) It’s certainly too long for a blog comment.

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By: Saad http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/12/30/could-hackers-break-into-your-wi-fi-wireless-router/#comment-3781 Tue, 03 Jan 2012 18:24:53 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=11019#comment-3781 Thank You. A Very Informative Article. :)

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By: alexios http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/12/30/could-hackers-break-into-your-wi-fi-wireless-router/#comment-3780 Tue, 03 Jan 2012 17:49:40 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=11019#comment-3780  
if my neighbour gets a virus, how my pc can get infected too?

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By: Michael Safyan http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/12/30/could-hackers-break-into-your-wi-fi-wireless-router/#comment-3779 Tue, 03 Jan 2012 07:34:09 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=11019#comment-3779 Many routers that support Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) allow it to be enabled or disabled. For such routers, simply disabling WPS in conjunction with using WPA2 is the best option.

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