Leaving your home Wi-Fi network unsecured is like leaving your front door unlocked while you're on vacation. Sure, you could go weeks without a problem, but you'd never know if a stranger was sleeping on your couch, ransacking your refrigerator, or stealing your big-screen TV.
Aparently, the guest wifi is not secure at all ! It secures your home network from the guest network while providing a simple way for your guest to have Internet access. The article is basically saying that the Linksys guest network doesn't provide wireless security such as WPA\WPA2. The articles is kind of basic. Talk about Linksys Small Business devices here (such as LRT214, LCAD03FLN and LNR0208C) 7945 Network Adapters (2 Items) Title Posts Wireless Adapters. Tell your Jan 04, 2011 · If not then you need to be connected as in wired to the router, go to your web browser and type in the url for your linksys router. linksys will give it to you if you don't have it. go into the Aug 01, 2010 · Access the Linksys web-based setup page by typing your router's IP address into the address bar on Internet Explorer and pressing "Enter." Step 2. Enter your user name and password into the popup window and press "Enter." The default Linksys configuration is to leave the User Name field blank and to type "Admin" into the password field. Step 3
In the Address bar, type in extender.linksys.com and press Enter or Return. Read the End User License Agreement carefully, then place a checkmark next to it to indicate you accept it. Place a check next to Automatic Software Updates so you don't have to worry about updating the device in the future. Then, select Start Setup.
Jun 29, 2013 · For outdoor use of the laptop, I use a Linksys RE1000 range extender. When I connect, the same windows show security type “unsecured.” I tried to configure the extender as specified in the supplied CD (i.e. by wireless), but there’s no provision for security.
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Oct 02, 2007 · When I first got my wireless router everything seemed to work fine. Recently, after experiencing abysmal download speeds, I checked the “available networks”. I saw my network, but then I saw a linksys network named…."linksys" (which means there’s no security) with the exact same signal strength as my own network. This morning I disconnected the router and the other network disappeared Jul 02, 2008 · The technical problem with connecting to an unsecured wireless network, an open public router, or even a pay to access network, is that the other computers on the same network are part of the local network, so can launch local attacks, while many software firewalls default to a more permissive policy for local networks. Oct 06, 2010 · Sooo, stupidly I went into the unsecured Linksys (neighborhood?) connection and put in my old Linksys WEP # to see it if was the correct one. It then showed up on "My Network Places" list as having a star and "Manual" on it. This was new.