Discussion in 'Internet & Networking' started by Zenphic, Nov 8, 2008.
can i have you as my neighbor
I remember my housemate always download his stuff by using the WiFi connection from the shop at ground floor (we are at 2nd floor). They must be wonder why are their 1Mbps connection is so slow
I just use MAC address filtering and don't broadcast the SSID. I know it's not uber-secure, but I'll only be on wireless for another couple of weeks anyway.
Has anyone ever tried this before? Upside-Down-Ternet
I've always wanted to try that
Hmm looks like there is one! Hopefully the firmware flash goes as planned. Thanks
Remember to check your router's revision before flashing it There are a few revisions AFAIK.
Yeah, from D-Link's site there's rev A, B, C, D etc. I'm C.
I flashed it today and things are working fine. Thank goodness
Or you could try a custom firmware for your router if you want something different Tomato Firmware | polarcloud.com
That's very generous of you. However, in certain countries if someone uses your unsecured network to do something malicious, you may be held liable too. At least that's what I heard.
Not always though. I read somewhere that a man in the US was accused of downloading child porn, he said that it wasn't him because he had an unsecured network and it could have been anyone.
Really??? I'm not sure about the laws here but I don't think there's anything against sharing an open network. I don't do it all that often though.
I'm not so much worried about the loss of bandwidth. I don't use all that much bandwidth. I'm more worried about people hacking into my local network, than using some of my bandwidth.
Not for D-Link routers
I googled your router and misread the post
setting up di-524 & wrt54gl with tomato - Networking
No biggie. When I read that that post on Whirlpool I thought the same
52,000+ passwords per second
Getting to the point now where they can try an astronomical number of passwords in just a minute.
DailyTech - New Software Uses GPUs to Crack WPA Passwords
Password strength - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
But even with brute force attack, it will take a very long time...
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