Posted 19 March 2006 - 07:15 AM
security is what u want it to be in wireless world.
something quick, and very mainstream, is to configure WEP. either 64 bit or 128 bit.
this is something easily done in your routers configuration. for instance, in my linksys, i type in my router's ip address , type in my username and password, now i am into my configuration page. from here, i find a tab called security, (it can be under wireless too, depends on your router) , look for wireless security, now by default, it has wireless security turned off. so i enable it to>>>>WEP , set the bit code to 64, choose a ten hexadecimal digit code, hit apply on the bottom of the router, it reboots and voila!!!
now, WEP is a weak form of encryption, albeit, it is certainly better then nothing. there is other protocols you can learn about if you want to find out about them. but let me assure you, when it comes to security, there is no such thing as absolute. if someone has enough money/time/drive, they are getting through anything.
hope this helped. if you need more help, please include the name of your router and wireless card in your next post so i can be more specific.