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I just had a airlink 101 super G wireless router added to my emac running 10.4.10. I was assured that this is a secure network and that I dont have to worry about any one breaking into my computer and stealing any information from it. Just one question, can I go ahead and type passwords, use bank and credit card information without worry or is it possible that some one can intercept the wireless signal and steal my info.
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You should be fine, but to be sure, what security settings are used on the router? WPA2 is the most secure right now.
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Most of this data isn't stolen over wifi. Make sure that you use secure sites, and only give out this information to legitimate sites.

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Thanks for the info and help.
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