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Securing a wireless home network- Don't disable the 'SSID Broadcast'?

Discussion in 'Networking' started by MuleSkinner, Feb 11, 2011.

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  1. MuleSkinner

    MuleSkinner Thread Starter

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    http://www.wikihow.com/Secure-Your-Wireless-Home-Network

    http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/wireless/wi-fi-security-is-always-one-step-behind/205

    The little 3 in the first quote references the second quote as a source. What aren't I getting about this? I don't see how making the SSID invisible makes one's network any less secure and this is the opposite advice I've read in every other guide.
     
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    I found the answer to my own question:
    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/2865...hiding-your-wireless-ssid-really-more-secure/
     
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