Does a Hidden SSID Make You Feel Safe? It Shouldn’t. Here’s Why.

Dror Liwer blog

The logic makes sense: If it can’t be seen, it can’t be attacked. But that logic doesn’t always work with wireless SSID. Many businesses and individuals hide their SSIDs (known fully as a Service Set Identifier) with the hope of eluding hackers. A prevailing theory in security has long held that by cloaking an SSID, hackers won’t know your network …

Does a Hidden SSID Make You Feel Safe? It Shouldn’t. Here’s Why

Dror Liwer blog

The logic makes sense: If it can’t be seen, it can’t be attacked. But that logic doesn’t always work with wireless SSID. Many businesses and individuals hide their SSIDs (known fully as a Service Set Identifier) with the hope of eluding commjackers. A prevailing theory in security has long held that by cloaking an SSID, hackers won’t know your network …