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How to secure your wireless connection in 8 steps

How to secure your wireless connection in 8 steps

By on Jun 30, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Hardening your wireless network is always a good idea. It stops others from ‘leeching’ your Wi-Fi and also deters potential hackers. It’s also straightforward, doesn’t require technical knowledge and can be done in minutes. Read on for a few tips. A few years back when companies began using wireless networks to connect to the internet rather than having cables snaking all over the floor, security consultants used to make a bit of a play. They’d drive through a commercial area, flip open a laptop and see what wireless networks were available. Invariably, most of the networks they identified didn’t have any security, so they could simply log onto anyone they chose to. This still happens and is known as Wi-Fi leeching. But thankfully, most people today know that at a minimum they need a log-on password to protect their Wi-Fi network from other people using it. At the same time many of the consultants could quickly discover whether data sent over the network was encrypted and if it wasn’t, it would only required a few small steps to access this data. Today routers encrypt data transmissions automatically. But any data sent over a wireless signal is always going to be potentially vulnerable to determined hackers. But you can protect yourself from this and ‘harden’ your Wi-Fi security with a few simple tweaks. Below are a series of tips that will toughen up your wireless setting and deter most Wi-Fi leeches and potential hackers. Router management software The first thing that needs to be done is to access your router management software. If you look underneath of the router, you’ll find an address which will be something like this: http://192.168.1.1. Enter this into your browser and you’ll be presented with a website that requests your user name and password for the router. These two will be on the browser and are typically something like ‘admin’ and a password like ‘ycbte7’. Please note, the password isn’t the same one that you use to access your wireless network when setting up a new device. Once you’re into the router you’ll see information that tells you about the router such as downstream and upstream data transfer rates, IP addresses for different devices and...

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By on Apr 18, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Canon PIXMA MG4250 – Only £65 Advanced All-In-One photo printer with Wi-Fi, Internet printing and Auto Duplex.   Compact and advanced All-In-One with print, copy and scan functions. With Auto Duplex, colour screen and Wi-Fi, it offers smartphone and Internet printing plus Apple AirPrint support. Advanced Wi-Fi All-In-One Print, copy & scan functions PIXMA Cloud Link with Google Cloud Print Mobile printing & Apple AirPrint support Print more with optional XL inks Save paper with Auto Duplex Fast document & photo printing My Image Garden software Convenient and easy to replace Micro ink droplets for precise print High resolution photo printing User-friendly colour display Use and share wirelessly Tablet and smartphone ready Automatic double sided printing Internet ready printer Built-in card reader High resolution scanning Facebook photo...

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By on Aug 22, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Turn your TV in to a smart TV with the Vcom DV141 Android media player. Comes with Jelly Bean 4.1 and dual core A9 processor. Available in stock for only £45.00 including VAT CPU Processor speed  1.5 GHZ Chipset Cortex-A9 Amlogic MX Dual Core System Memory RAM DDR3 1G ROM 4GB O.S. Android 4.1 3D Mali-400 SD card Max 64G Language customised language acceptable Photo Review JPG,BMP,GIF,PNG, support rotating and slide show Flash Support 11  Flash above Office Software WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, PDF, TXT Audio Player MP3、WMA、APE、FLAC、OGG、WAV Frequency response: 20Hz to 20000Hz E-Book bookmark, background music and photo display I/O Ports USB 2.0 port x 4 Male HDMI Jack, ver 1.4, 3D support x 1 SD card slot x1 AV Jack x1 DC port x1 RJ45 port x1 Online video HTML5 Network Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n or RJ45 LAN Power Power supply by DC In/Output Adapter Input: AC100-240V 50-60Hz Output: 12V 2A Application software network, office software, multi-media, games, system setting WIFI Internet surfing, QQ, MSN, Emails Video Player AVI,MKV(XVID/px/H.264),MOV,TS,M2TS,RM/RMVB,FLV,3GP,MPEG,DAT,MP4 Other support air mouse, keyboard, wireless mouse etc. Package Contents User manual x1 2A Power Adapter x1 HDMI A TYPE MALE TO MALE cable x1 RCA cable x1 IR Remote control x1 USB Camera Support USB Flash Disk Support USB Hard Disk...

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