How to keep your wifi network safe

In less than two minutes hackers can defeat the security measures protecting many home wireless internet connections.

Defeating these measures could let them capture passwords, steal confidential information or download illegal pornographic material using the connection.

Many home internet users rely on an encryption system called Wireless Equivalent Protection (WEP) to stop others using their wi-fi link, even though WEP has long been known to be flawed. BBC NEWS | Technology | How to keep your wi-fi network safe

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