How to protect your wifi router from hacking

How To Protect Your Wifi Router From Hacking

 

How to protect your wifi router from hacking - In today world many people use wifi but lots of people don’t care about wifi safety. Lots of people now aware and take measures for their online safety like online banking. But they don’t care about wifi safety I think because they don’t know the importance of wifi safety. Hacker can hack your wifi and steal your personal information. By doing these steps you can protect your wifi from a hacker. 

How to protect your wifi router from hacking
How to protect your wifi router from hacking
Now I am here to teach you how to protect your wifi router from hacking



Protect your wifi router from hacking


     1.   Enable WPA2 security


This is the first step you can do by setting your wifi security to WPA2
Lots of old routers have WEP security, But trust me this is easily able to hack. So always go for WPA2 security

2.   Create a strong network name


Don’t use your default wifi name like D-link, Netgear, tenda etc.
Always change your wifi name because hackers have lots of tools to hack your wifi by knowing of your default wifi name.

3.   Use a strong password


Well, when talks about security the first steps always came in mind that be a password. Always use a strong password don’t use a simple password like 987654321, 123456789, qwerty etc these type of password are easy to hack by using a long and strong password you can protect your wifi from lots of hackers.


 4.    Change your password every month


If you change your password monthly then it becomes difficult for hackers to crack your wifi password.

5.   Use firewall in your router

Well, not every router has firewall inbuilt protection but lots of latest router has a firewall and also new router comes with inbuilt stealth mode firewall.

6.   Enable  logging feature in the router

By using logging features in your router you can keep tracking suspicious activity. And it also gives you all the connection attempt details.

7.   Don’t share your wifi password

By don’t share your wifi password with unknown persons you can protect your wifi from hacking.

8.   Change your router

How to protect your wifi router from hacking
How to protect your wifi router from hacking

      If your router is old then change it because the old router doesn’t have enough range and don’t have the latest security like WPA2.


Final word

 By doing these steps you can protect your wifi from hacker 
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