Unencrypted internet connection

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scuba14c

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I am at college and have a wireless connection. The problem is that it is unsecured. Is there a program that will allow me to encrypt the data being sent in and out?
 

snypercore

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usually this is done using your router. enable WEP or WPA and set a net key/password. you will need to configure you WLAN adapter aswell to compensate for this.
 

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No, configuration is done from the router. Since you are in college, the network or device doesn't belong to you. It is left open and unsecure for a reason for the public or students with less administrative work.

Consider installing a good firewall, and disable NetBIOS. You don't want to be running NetBIOS on a public WLAN.
 

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oh i neevr read that propperly i didnt see it was a open WLAN fro a college, in that case you cant and shouldnt try, and you might want to disable file sharing.
 
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