Internet/Network Security/people connected to my wireless


hi john, thanks in advance, I am only 1 yr into internet & computers, 60 yrs old, I have a laptop MCI with windows 7 starter and the teenage girl across the street has made 2 network accts on my wireless comp, they brag about not paying for airtime, how can I remove them from my computer. When I bring up connections, there is her name and someone else's as wireless connection 2, sure need help.

Sandy -

The best way to do this is #1, change the default password of your wireless router; this is the biggest problem.

What I would suggest is, reset the wireless router to default; immediately change the administrative password, then set your wireless network back up again.  make sure you are using some form of wireless security (WPA2 would be recommended as the most secure), and choose a wireless password that would be hard to guess at.

If this is outside your area of expertise, I'd recommend finding either a person or company that could do this for you.

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I am an IT security consultant that specializes in edge and core firewall / security deployments in Juniper, Palo-Alto and Cisco firewalls. I can help answer questions about general network security, routing, policy, IPSec, VPN's and edge/core deployment setups. I will not help with : Test Questions, Essay questions, homework, or any questions that could be answered with a simple google search.


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