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Wi-Fi Hacking #157773
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Check This Out

Beware peeps that use the old routers wink

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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: _Ste_] #157796
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Part of the problem is when they sold "OLD" Routers there was no security by default.

I know of a few places in Birkenhead where you can
just pull up and piggy back the network for a while
close the lid and drive off.

Modern Routers come with security on / well use a password
to access the network at the least.


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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: Mark] #157815
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erm... mines open. how can i key it?

Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: Wheels] #157816
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what make of router you got?


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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: BMW Joe] #157818
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You need to log into the router.
And switch on security to set a network key.

At a guess see if you can find your instructions
or visit there home page.

Note,
Changing the security settings you can also lock yourself
out of your network. So make sure you also know how to
rest the router also.

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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: Mark] #157820
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by rest, he means rest. Normally a tiny button the the back which you can press using a pen or pencil

Press and hold it in for around 30 secs to reset the settings to default (most take less than 30 secs to reset, but its best to say 30 secs)

Last edited by Mark; 8th Jun 2007 10:01pm.

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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: BMW Joe] #157822
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Oi! Mr Mark making me look like an idiot raftl you're just jealous cas you cant type properly..now change it back! lol


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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: BMW Joe] #157825
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Joe think you sorta made a mistake mate

Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: Pomp] #157827
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mine is called PEAK

thats all i know. i think i have a box in the loft, ill check it tomorrow, so stay away from my house nicking my interweb you losers! tease

Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: Wheels] #157828
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Lol wasn't me who made the mistake pomp, I corrected mark and he edited my post to make me look stupid lol

If you can't be arsed going into the loft....

If you go to internet explorer (or whatever you use) and type in:

192.168.1.254

in the address bar, and press enter, you will get a username and password information dialog.

Enter admin for the username and leave the password blank

You should get a settings screen.
If you then select 'Wireless' for then click 'Configure WEP'

you will be able to enter a key of your choice (normally a minimum of 6 characters) there.

Take a look here for more info


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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: BMW Joe] #157831
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192.168.1.254 - That looks like a linksy ip ?

There not all the same, so if it don't work don't panic.

Joe - Edited back so i look stupid lol


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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: Mark] #157836
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Lol good good, but still looks like I made a typo. Nevermind lol

Originally Posted by Mark
192.168.1.254 - That looks like a linksy ip ?


That information is taken off their website, so it's the default IP for their routers.


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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: Mark] #157837
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erm i think i got the password wrong.

im a bit thick with this. i entered a user name and then a password and the same thing popped back up.

Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: Wheels] #157838
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just enter admin for the username - it shouldn't need a password


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Re: Wi-Fi Hacking [Re: BMW Joe] #157841
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Woohoo thanks Joe ive done it! happy happy

Last edited by whelan; 8th Jun 2007 10:12pm. Reason: u jst urnd urslf a 5str rtng! :)
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