Wireless network

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  1. tstrandh

    tstrandh New Member

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    What would stop someone from accessing a wireless network when the transmission range is in reach?

    Can you simply install a wireless NIC and be apart of that LAN? If a wireless router was setup, it would transmit via IP; so would I just need to have the gateway info, or how does that work?

    **Note: This isn't some hack scheme - just questions my dumbass, unqualitfied, networking teacher can't answer.
     
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    There's some things you can do to secure your access point.

    Limit access to specific wireless MAC addresses
    Set up 128bit encryption
    Turn off SSID broadcast
    Don't use the default SSID name
    Turn off the DHCP server and assign static IP addresses
    Change the default password in your access point
     
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    Appreciate it
     

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