Find Out If Your Neighbor Is Stealing Your WiFi
by Mitz Pantic from Tips4pc.com
How to find out if that neighbor you hate is also stealing your WiFi.
WiFi connections have become so popular and are widely accepted nowadays for various reasons. Using a WiFi connected computer, laptop, or device can have many advantages. For example, you can have more than one device connected to the same internet without any wires to connect.
In spite of all of these benefits, there are various risk factors associated with WiFi connections. Even an outsider who is within the range of your wireless router may be able to access your WiFi, especially if you do not have any wireless security set in place.
Of course, that will gobble up bandwidth and if your Internet bill is based on bandwidth usage, then you will have to pay an extra amount for the usage of someone else that you don’t even know. This might also cause other security concerns as the connection is registered under your name and an unknown person can perform malicious activities using your account. So, it is highly essential to take security measures to avoid such anonymous access of your WiFi connection. If you decided to share your Wifi connection on purpose then these are great points to consider.
As the saying goes “prevention is better than cure”, you need to make sure that none can misuse your internet connectivity. As today’s hackers are smarter and more intelligent than ever before, you should know methods to check if others are stealing your WiFi bandwidth.
Click here for few simple steps to check your WiFi connection to see if there are any uninvited guests.
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