Tag Archives: wireless security

Wireless Security

Muriel asks about WEP and WPA2 wireless security I became a Verizon Fios customer in December. The package included a free wireless router, and was installed by Verizon. I didn’t go wireless until last month when I added a laptop. I’m wondering how old that router is. It appeared to be new because I saw… Read More »

Cloudeight Freeware Pick 3/12/2011

Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector Windows XP-SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7 (32bit/64bit) Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector gives you a lot of information about your Wi-Fi connection – and about others around you 26.4 MB download file size I really like things that tell me stuff I don’t know – or show me stuff I know but I can’t… Read More »

If you’re using an open home wireless network…beware!

If you’re using a home wireless network, you really should consider securing with WPA2 security. There are many videos on the web showing anyone can make a high-gain Wifi antenna with a Pringles can, a copper wire, and a couple of nuts and bolts and grab wireless signals from 1/4 to 1/2 mile away from… Read More »

How to find a lost wireless security key

Bona lost her wireless (router) security key I have forgotten my security key for my wireless and want to use it on my netbook. How do I find out what this key is? Thanks. Our Answer Here is an easy way to recover your wireless router security key, and it works well most of the… Read More »