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#1 Damski

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Posted 21 April 2010 - 09:26 AM

Hope I posted in the right spot......looking to find out how to protect my Wii from security threats while useing the internet browser. I believe it uses "OPERA".

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Posted 22 April 2010 - 07:34 PM

The Wii does indeed use Opera. However, it doesn't need security, since it can't execute anything as far as I know.
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Posted 22 April 2010 - 09:15 PM

a Wii does not need any kind of internet security software, nor can it really run it. on a computer its needed, however a wii can only really run one application at a time-not two (firewall and the game for example) more information here http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index...13131345AA4sGxt

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Posted 22 April 2010 - 10:47 PM

Thanks patriot and dawg. This site is so helpfull. Thanks again!

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Posted 23 April 2010 - 12:29 AM

Although if you use a router you can be assured you are safe.

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Posted 07 May 2010 - 12:11 AM

Well, there isn't a threat from viruses and the such, but I would make sure everything is encrypted. If encryption is not turned on, a Wii as well as any other wireless devices on the network could still be vulnerable to any information sent (credit card info, etc..)

All of that can be configured on your router (which it most likely already is) under wireless settings.

I live in an apartment complex, and it amazes me the number of open networks there are that I could connect to.
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Posted 11 August 2010 - 09:57 AM

It might, I heard Wii uses Linux but most hackers focus on Windows.

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