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Security - Best Practice using Plusnet

Hooked
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎07-06-2013

Security - Best Practice using Plusnet

Looking for detailed steps to best practice for security using Plusnet.
For example, is it best practice to..?

  • change password on router
  • hide SSID
  • get latest router firmware updates
  • other

There must be a heap of things recommended. If there are guides already, please supply links. If it's a good idea to have a guide to best practice, let's have the discussion here to create it.

I'm no techy but I am competent to follow instructions. I welcome knowledgeable help. Thanks.

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Hooked
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎07-06-2013

Re: Security - Best Practice using Plusnet

My setup

Router: Technicolor TG582n FTTC

Software Release: 10.2.5.2.FO

Dabbler
Posts: 12
Fixes: 2
Registered: ‎17-08-2016

Re: Security - Best Practice using Plusnet

Hi Krumike,

I suggest testing for open ports using GRC's ShieldsUP! page.

http://www.firewallguide.com/test.htm

https://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2

 

Check the manual for your router to see if any useful security features need to be specifically enabled.

 

Regards,

Peter

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