Hiding your Wifi SSID is NOT secure

Sep 15 2010 Published by under Ramblings

Don’t hide your SSID – it doesn’t help… oh, and BTW and don’t use MAC filtering either – it also doesn’t help…

This myth has been around for a very long time, and we aren’t expecting everybody to receive this news with happy agreement. You’re welcome to state your case in the comments for why hidden wireless networks are a great idea, but we think if you keep reading, you’ll realize that it’s just not a security feature.

Is Hiding Your Wireless SSID Really More Secure?

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