Seventy-nine percent of homes have weak Wi-Fi passwords, making their systems and connections more susceptible to compromise.  This means you are putting critical systems connected to your network, such as surveillance cameras, monitored alarms and smart devices at risk.  Better understand if your Wi-Fi has been stolen and how to respond.

Understand How Wi-Fi Works

Wi-Fi uses radio waves to provide network connectivity between systems without relying on wired connections. Wi-Fi signals can be picked up by a variety of devices, such as smartphones, laptops, tablets and IoT devices. Wi-Fi lets you:

Red Flags and Warning Signs

Two major red flags that could mean your Wi-Fi has been compromised, include:

What to Do if Hacked

If you think your Wi-Fi is being hacked, take action to avoid further theft or system issues. Start by changing your password(s) so unauthorized individuals will be kicked off and no longer have access to your connection.

Next, contact your trusted security vendor 855-MYSMARTHOME to determine how you can further protect equipment and enhance security measures moving forward.