Your WiFi could be a terror target

The email was sent by Akhil Talreja’s unsecured WiFi connection, minutes after the blast. Later, it was found that his connection, which did not require a password, was hacked into by IM terrorists.

Akhil and his brother Nikhil were detained and questioned for hours.
According to cyber experts, one must secure his or her connection by keeping a password.
“Terrorists do not have much time to crack passwords because security agencies immediately start investigating the terror attacks. So they use WiFi connections which are available to them easily,” cyber expert Ashish Sharma said’’.

He said laptops and many phones are WiFi enabled and if terrorists detect any unsecured connection, they might send terror message by a recently procured email ID.

“The first step is to protect your connection with a password. Do not allow any one to use your computer, because your system could be used to access others in the network area,” said an expert.

To protect your WiFi connection, install a software called ‘Firewall’, he said. Also choose a connection from service providers who have ISP (internet service provider) address.

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