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How to improve my router settings and stop these access attempts to my network

How to improve my router settings and stop these access attempts to my network

I have a network at home. ISP modem connects to my router which connects to my computers and laptops. When I look into my router logs I see a load of blocked access attempts. I was wondering if I can stop people from trying to access my wireless network. (My router does not have the ability to power down to decreased its range)

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bert [Entry]

"It sounds as if you have all bases covered. Regardless of your security settings on your network, you can never stop attempts to access it. It is only when those attempts aren't blocked and are successful you should start considering the security of your network.

Just one little tid-bit of helpful information…

I enabled connection control which only allows my laptops MAC addresses to connect to the gateway.

MAC address filtering (which is what this is) is so incredibly easy to by-pass. These days, faking your MAC address is very trivial and you should never rely solely on MAC filtering."