Over 40 million Internet users in Germany nowadays StudiVZ are face-book for many no longer to think away XING and others, whether they are private or commercially used. This is understandable, since they offer many benefits: you can link up, present, communicate, socialize and exchange information. Use of the Internet but also considerable risks. The Wi-Fi brings in particular users of mobile devices such as laptops or smart phones more freedom and flexibility. Owners of Wi-Fi networks – whether business or pleasure – have an obligation not to be underestimated however: you are responsible for ensuring that your wireless network sufficiently against an unauthorized access by third parties is protected. BGH judgment 2010 the Supreme Court decided in its judgment in May 2010: it could be required that a private person secure their Wi-Fi connection through a separate password.

Initiate this, there is a cease and desist. After this Court ruling has a privater Wi-Fi owners with a cease and desist letter in height up to 100 euro credit, via its ungesicherten port illegal music was accede down. It is also to bedenken that it is not enough to verlassen, because it is easy to get around on a factory standard fuse. Experts expect that consequences for operators of public Wi-Fi networks – for example, in Cafes or hotels – ergeben from the urTeil. Because the federal judge reference wheREUPON that the safety obligations for industrial TTIGE is hoher than for individuals. How can I make my network secure? Encryption if you are using a wireless connection via WLAN, should be this encrypted for your Wi-Fi on every case. Your wireless connection is not encrypted, all data – such as for example passwords to your bank – transmitted and can be read easily by an attacker. On the other hand could use third parties (mostly by you unnoticed) with your Wi-Fi: attackers can receive your wireless network with special antennas from a distance up to 100 m.