Wireless Router Security

Dear WildBlue Customers,

This is an important notice if you have a wireless router connected to your WildBlue system.

WIRELESS ROUTER USERS: Many users simply plug in their router and start using the network without giving much thought to security. Take a few extra minutes to configure the security settings of your wireless router. Almost all routers have an administrator password that is needed to log into the device and modify any configuration settings. As soon as you set up your router your first step should be to change the default password to something unique. Your router also comes with default security settings that need to be changed. If the settings are not changed there is the potential of having neighbors or someone driving by accessing your router causing your bandwidth to increase. If your Internet