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I share wireless with my neighbors but I dont think they will be downloading any child porn ...
    
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i live in a tight, close together area. small town, but surrounded by people. When i moved into my new house, i decided to really mess with people. i set up a wireless router (WPA2 of course). I named my Router "Police Mobile Security Post Detail 413". I love having ym notebook scan for networks and seeing the following:
Police Mobile Security Post Detail 413
Anne's House
dlink
Fun House
Charles Bad Hair Day (yea i know....wth)
Peebodys Crib

There are a few others but those i listed are the strongest ones, and 3 of them are open networks. i have a friend who logged into one of them (i beleive it was the dlink generic name) and took it over. Set up his own password on it by logging in as the default admin user...i laughed hysterically because the next day i heard them complaining about it (the people next door) while they were out on their front porch. He renamed the router "It's Mine Now"......lol

point is...protect your stuff.....secure your internet.....you pay for it, why not protect it? child porn is also extremely disgusting and if i ever meet someone who is into it, i am going to hospitalize them....
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I would choose "police van" since I know it could not possibly be the police while "Mike's Router" could very well actually be the police.
What he said. ^^

Anyone with the knowledge to hack your secured WIFI will know that "police van" is fake. Mine is simply named "Budweiser" right now, but I change it often.
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What he said. ^^

Anyone with the knowledge to hack your secured WIFI will know that "police van" is fake. Mine is simply named "Budweiser" right now, but I change it often.
Then why not go with reverse psychology and name it "pedo paradise" or something creepy. They will think it is a trap.
    
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Never knew this. What's so bad about free wi-fi?
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post #56 of 84
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I have my wireless SSID hidden, with a WPA2 encryption. Good luck!
let me run a few Linux terminal commands
yup cracked
I done it befor a year or 2 back when I was to lazy to find my key
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Then why not go with reverse psychology and name it "pedo paradise" or something creepy. They will think it is a trap.
When I get home I am so turning on my SSID and naming it "Free Candy"
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I was actually surprised when I took a long walk through my neighborhood to the store the other week. For the first time in roughly 5 years, every single WiFi connection I found was locked, out of a count of roughly 50.

It amazed me.
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post #59 of 84
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Originally Posted by Epitope View Post
Then why not go with reverse psychology and name it "pedo paradise" or something creepy. They will think it is a trap.
Haha, I've had mine named the default name forever i should prob change it to something fun.

I dont use encryption, its such a bother to have to dig up some key for people to use when they want to connect at my home. Instead I use a MAC table of authorized PCs, that if someone wants to connect I just add their MAC to the table and its done, no messing with their stupid laptops or w/e.

I really have no idea how secure this is to do this, but its not like the alt of my WEP encryption is any better.
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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post
You know...all you people who are naming your SSIDs after various goverment agencies might be asking for trouble. Who do you think the real pro crackers aim for? If one was out driving around and fishing for signals...they would probably mess with you just for catching their eye for a second (becuase it would be obvious in a couple seconds that you were not who your SSID said you were).

Name it something normal, don't broadcast the SSID (not that it stops much), and have password protected sharing is most likely the safest practice. Enabling MAC filtering is pain if you have guests and it is really easy to spoof a MAC address these days so I don't think it is worth it in my opinion.
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This. My SSID is Jones BBQ and Foot Massage
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