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15 Tips to Protect Your Access Point and Router Device

You do not want to dream that the competent authorities are deceived and think you are the victim, so it is up to you to prove it. So take these tips seriously for a safer wireless network!

  • Change or, if possible, delete the username admin. This is the first username that hackers will use.
  • Change the default password and choose a passphrase with characters in Process.
  • Do not use WEP or WPA as a wireless key because they have been out of date.
  • Do not use MAC filtering, your data can still be intercepted and read.
  • Do not use WEP or WPA as a wireless key because they have been out of date.
  • Enable the WPA2 AES key with a passphrase and if supported with characters added.
  • Use MAC filtering as an additional option with your WPA2 AES key.
  • Allow your access point or wireless router to send an SSID but give it a name that you do not associate with yourself.
  • Regularly change your password and your username. Choose back for a passphrase with characters.
  • Disable UPnP (Universal Plug and Play), which causes certain devices to command the router to open certain ports.
  • Disable WPS (Wireless Protected Access) This does not appear to be watertight. WPS is a system that has both the access point and the client a button to pass the key wirelessly, it can be intercepted.
  • Regularly change your WPA2 AES key with a strong password.
  • Always follow and complete the firmware upgrades. This is because upgrades can seal mistakes like open back ports. For example, hackers can not abuse such errors and bugs.
  • Always turn on the firewall. This prevents unauthorized interference in your network.
  • Turn off your access point if you are away for a few days.