Wireless Broadband services like MTS, Reliance, Tata Wireless Broadband, etc. are one of the most preferred ways of connecting high speed internet in home and offices. But, these internet connections are not safe always as it can be hacked easily by any hacker who might use your connection for any unlawful task. So, it becomes your first task to protect your wireless broadband from being hacked. Here are some tips that will help you to secure you connection.
Change The Default Password: If you buy any wireless connection like Airtel Wireless Broadband, the company (Airtel) will provide you a default password (generally ‘Password’ or ‘Admin’ as passwords) which is known to all hackers, so you need to change that password to some secure password created by yourself.
Enable The Hardware Firewall:Many routers like BSNL Wireless Broadband comes with hardware Firewall which keeps your network protected from being hacked. So always enable your firewall settings which effectively prevent your account from being hacked.
Firmware Upgrade:Keeping your firmware up to date helps in eliminating buggy versions and hence increase the security of your network and your network becomes safe from hacking.
Disable Wireless Area Network Ping: If the Wireless Area Network (WAN) ping is enabled in your router, then the hackers can easily catch your network and can hack your connection. So, always disable WAN Ping.
All the above points will definitely help you to prevent your wireless network connection from being hacked. You can face several major problems like bank passwords and other details, increase in bills, etc., in case your account is hacked, so keep it secure for your own good and always buy a service from any prominent operator like Tata, Airtel, Reliance Wireless Broadband, etc.