You can find out if someone from your neighbors uses your traffic by checking the list of devices connected to the network, he told the agency on Tuesday, August 24Prime»Associate Professor of the Department of Informatics of the PRUE G.V. Plekhanov Alexander Timofeev.
“The signal level in your router and the router of your neighbors can be different – on the same channel it can be low or high, but this is not the main thing. It is bad when it matches, ”the expert explained.
According to the specialist, on modern devices there are automatic settings for selecting the search for a new optimal channel, if the device is old, then an application, for example, a Wi-Fi analyzer, will help in this case, which will show which channels of neighbors coincide or jam yours.
Timofeev noted that in order to configure the router, it is necessary to change the username and password, since the same combinations are often used for thousands of copies of the same model at the factory.
On the eve of the head of Avast in Russia and the CIS Alexei Fedorov said that the problems leading to the “slowdown” of the home Internet may not require special technical skills to resolve them and named ways to speed up home Wi-Fi.