WiFi security?

By thewolfe
Mar 4, 2003
  1. WiFi security?

    I have a friend who is buying a Dell laptop and is going to use WiFi with it.

    I'm not even sure how WiFi works but...have heard there can be a security problem with it.

    Is that true and if so, what can he do to be more secure?
  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Well yes it is true. With wireless you are always open to people being able to drive up your street and see that you have a wireless connection running and be able to exploit/log onto it.
    This can be prevented however if you set it up correctly, as far as I know. I don't know anything about wireless security as far as doing it, but I do know the reprocussions that can be had from improper setup. Just be careful and try to read as much as you can about securing the connection.
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