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How to Protect WIFI Routers from Hackers?

Undoubtedly, we are living in the modern era where we can grab thousands of Android Gadgets. But the truth is that just because of such technological gadgets we are compromising our essential details with someone. Just like there is nothing out there that is entirely safer from a hacker. You probably don’t give it much thought, but you Android gadgets is one of the most important gadgets in your home. Without it, there is no internet connectivity, social networking sites, and no virtual transactions. You can grab everything from the technological gadgets.

Here we are talking about wifi routers are getting so much hype. It is one of the most important things in your home that can provide connectivity to your laptops, phones, and other gadgets as well. Everything comes and goes with the assistance of wifi router. It is complete looks like a checkpoint in the station on a border, with traffic comes and out. Such connections act as barriers against the outside of the world. According to a recent study highlighted that millions of the people are compromising their information via wifi routers. Thus, you should follow the simple steps that will improve the security of your home broadband router.

How to change your router settings?

If you want to set up the router, then you have to gain the access of the admin controls. You have to navigate your IP address in the web browser then enter the password as well. The steps completely vary from each model, but you can found the instructions manual or printed on the sticker.

Change your Admin password

Most of the routers have very simple default password to access the admin control. And  passwords can be the same across the manufacturer’s entire product range. After buying the router, you have to change the password of the router. It is quite important to change the default password as soon as possible. Otherwise, someone will hack your router and steal important information from your gadgets.

Secure your Network

You can easily build the home network, but the signal doesn’t stop the boundary of your property. The worst thing is that neighbors or someone passing by on the street can access your wifi without paying attention to you. Thus, your wifi network always protected with the passwords. And you should check the WPA security standard, not the old and insecure as well.

Disable WPS

We are living in the modern where you can found innovative functions in the WIFI routers that is harmful to you. A thousand of routers commonly enabled by default functions can be a potential avenue for the hackers. WPS is well known as the wireless protected setup is intended to make you quite easier to connect with WIFI. Thus, anyone can exploit WPS to hack your router in the fraction of seconds. You should switch off WPS and block it and secure your router with the strong password that is essential for everyone.

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