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Is hotspot with encryption safe enough for home wifi?

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dubbmm

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At home,I create wifi hotspot with My WIFI Router software,it's based on my laptop.Both AD-HOC and AP WPA2 with encryption are available.But is it really safe?

 


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Any wifi hotspot can be hacked. Everything depends on the value of your data. WPA2 is usually enough for home wifi-network unless you keep some government or corporation secrets there. Anyway having WPA2 is better than just WPA, or WEP, or nothing at all:)


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You could use a VPN to encrypt your data giving you an added layer of security.


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WPA-2 is the better encryption available out there. So you don't have to be worried. Look out for any unknown mac addresses in the control panel. Bad guys can spoof the mac addresses or crack your encryption, I say it's not possible but it can happen.


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