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Hacking - Wireless Router WNR1000 - Securty help please!

hanseatic
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Hacking - Wireless Router WNR1000 - Securty help please!

Hello - hoping I can get some help here as it's a tricky issue.
I have Cable Broadband and a WPA2 protected Wifi network.
Recently my account was hacked and huge downloads were registered on my account, and my ISP slowed my broadband access as a result.
I immediately changed my Wifi password, but the same thing happened as soon as I had arranged for the speed to be reset.

I panicked.

I changed the name of my SSID , turned off the broadcast option , added my laptop and iPhone to the restricted MAC addresses.

I changed the password on my Router, as I thought it must be the router itself that had been hacked, for them to crack the new password and SSID.

Can anyone give me advice? What else could I have done?

Hannah:mad:
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jmizoguchi
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Re: Hacking - Wireless Router WNR1000 - Securty help please!

WPA2 is the strongest consumer can use
Make sure that you have VERY strong set of passphrase with upper /lower and number and some character.

Router's login pass should change to from default but you the only one using probably this not too concern
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ccampy
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Re: Hacking - Wireless Router WNR1000 - Securty help please!

i assume you have done a anti virus scan to insure you dont have any key loggers or other things installed?
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Mars Mug
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hanseatic wrote:
Can anyone give me advice? What else could I have done?


If you have not disabled the router UPnP function you should consider doing that, it allows PCs and other devices on your LAN to create port forwarding rules which can be a problem if there is a rogue application running on your LAN (which makes the advice by ccampy very important also).
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