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How To Monitor and Detect a WiFi intrusion quickly ! [ Mac / Windows ]

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How To Monitor and Detect a WiFi intrusion quickly ! [ Mac / Windows ]

Someday back, we have posted how to find the wifi password stored on your network. WiFi is the best available connectivity for portable devices, main drawback is anyone can hack into your  WiFi with a default pin method, there are many third party software’s for windows PC and android phones. So its mandatory to monitor your WiFi connection,

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In today’s hack we will guide you to monitor your WiFi and Detect a WiFi intrusion on Windows and OSX / macOS using third-party software’s.

Detect a WiFi intrusion, ie the connection of an unauthorized client is relatively simple and requires very fortunately no exceptional skills. If you are an advanced user you can carefully monitor the log of your router … But simply better to use NetSpot for Mac OS X,  if you are in Linux,  SoftPerfect WiFi Guard  and for most Windows users, the excellent  Wireless network survey software we are going to review first then NetSpot for macOS. You will not only see at a glance who is connected to your valuable wireless network which uses up your resources and especially to receive audible alerts if you wish.

Windows : 

Step 1: Download and install the Wireless network survey software. Upon launching the app you can have a view of all connections. They are listed by IP address and you can see the device name, MAC address (unique), if it is active or not, the last time the device was connected to your network. It can of course be a computer, PC or Mac, tablet, smartphone, an Apple TV, a NAS server, game console … Any object attached to your Wi-Fi network is identifiable.

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Step 2: Detect a WiFi Intrusion at glance. You will see how many devices are connected to your WiFi router, check which one is your’s and which one is Intruder.

 Step 3: After finding and detecting a WiFi intruder you can also make the settings BE alerted… it’s better !

If you think that an anonymous connects to your knowledge, it is best to set up a simple but functional warning system. Go to the Tools menu and check the box Emit a sound when a new device so that issuing a sound when a disconnected device, possibly. You understood, just leave Wireless Network Watcher active and you will be notified in case of intrusion.

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Step 4: WiFi Intrusion : Identify known and unknown.

We invite you to click surcharge on all connected known then click the Properties menu.Then enter in the Text section User name machines. This will allow you later to more quickly identify authorized customers and those which you know nothing.

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Step 5: After finding, If unfortunately you detect unauthorized access, it is obvious that it must take action (no WPS MAC filtering of allowed addresses, strengthening the password).

OS X / macOS : 

We are surrounded by wireless network at home, at work, in our travels. The utility NetSpot can discover, monitor and analyze all WiFi networks nearby. All necessary information is at hand, in a single Window, NetSpot displays the level SNR, the signal strength of a percentage which, for example, to know where to best position the terminal or WiFi relay, the type of security (WPA, WPA2, WEP, Open …), SSID the BSSID, band (2.4GHz), the duration of activity of the WiFi network … NetSpot is a must for Mountain Lion it even allows data export in CSV (Excel visible among others). NetSpot is free and available from the Mac App Store.

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Bonus : Detect unauthorized WiFi users in iPhone 

By this app, now it is easy to detect any unknown device at any WiFi that you are a part of with this app. WiFi Map is an easy to use app to know how many devices are connected to your WiFi.

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In today’s, hack you have learned how to monitor your WiFi connection, and its really helpful when you are working at office and you have lot of devices connected and your speed gets divided. So these software’s will guide you to detect a intruder and you have make a note of their mac id and block them. Thanks!

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