Secure your wireless network!

Here are some ways to secure wireless network. (optimized for U.A.E)

1st Step: Secure your wireless network with a password.
The first step is to secure your wireless network with a password, WEP is recommended. Change the wireless network password provided by the network provider.

To change the password (in UAE): 

  • Type on the address bar.
  • Select wireless from the top menu bar.
  • Select security from the left menu bar.
  • In the password column type the desired password.
  • Now press the save button.
  • Then press the restart router button at the bottom.  

Step 2: Find if somebody is using your wireless network
Finding if somebody is using your network is very simple. See whether the LED named "wireless" is blinking in your router.(first disable wireless connection in your computer)
If it is blinking, that means that somebody is using your network.

Step 3: Block the mac address of the trespasser
To find the mac address of the intruder and block them: 

  • Type: in  your address bar.
  • Select wireless from top menu bar.
  • Select Manage from the left menu bar.
  • Select Associated Stations from the middle of the page.
  • Copy the mac address of the computer connected to tour network.
  • Select Access List from the middle of the page.
  • Tick enable access list
  • Select Ban
  • Enter the mac address
  • Now restart your router.

Hope this post will help you secure your network.