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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jul 08, 2012
    WiFi Security questions for network gurus
    Hello everyone,

    I have just replaced my DIR-655 with a 3TB Time Capsule.
    All this made me revise my security.

    - I have hidden my SSID (I do know that it can be sniffed)
    - I have changed the default name
    - I have MAC filtering (again I do know that it can be spoofed)
    - I have set a WPA2 15 character long password (including CAPS, lowercase, special character and numbers. - It is not a word from the dictionary)

    - Could I do anything else to improve the security of the network?
    - Is there any way to know if someone had access to my network?

    I do not use any antivirus on my iMac, MBP... I was using ESET NOD32 before but after doing some research, it wasn't that necessary.

    Thanks for all advices
    Last edited by conamor; 06-30-2014 at 07:14 PM. Reason: WPA2

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    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.11.1.
    Using WPA2 Personal and not WEP is the strongest protection.

    Everything else is A OK.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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    Member Since
    Jul 08, 2012
    Thank you, it is WPA2

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