O'Reilly logo

Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Home Networking by Mark Edward Soper

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 10. Securing Your Home Network

IN THIS CHAPTER

If you have a home network, particularly if you have wireless ethernet, a broadband Internet connection, or both, you’re in a war against an invisible army. Intruders ranging from the bored teenager down the street with a Wi-Fi–equipped laptop to the creators of sophisticated viruses want to get access to your home network. Casual snoopers might just want access to say “yeah, I did it,” but the creators of viruses, worms, malware, and fraudulent emails hope to fool you into giving them access to your personal data, your identities, and even your childrens’ ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required