WiFi Guard

by SoftPerfect Research

WiFi Guard is a specialised network scanner that runs through your network at set intervals

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: SoftPerfect Research

Antivirus check: passed

Last revision: Last week

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Soft Perfect Wi-Fi Guard is a network scanner that allows you to monitor your home Wi-Fi network and find criminals who have illegally connected to it. This is a small but essential utility for any user of a Wi-Fi network, as long as they want to keep it safe.

At first glance, a home Wi-Fi network does not need additional protection, as access to it is securely password-protected. But it is the password that can be a weakness of the network, it can be threatened by brute-force attacks related to endless password recovery or data encryption problems. Do not think that an intruder who has thus gained access to an unlimited Internet connection does not rob anyone. Using someone else's access to the network, he also gets the opportunity to read the user's e-mail and steal his confidential data.

Wi-Fi Guard works simply - in the settings of the program you need to set a certain period of time to check the system, following which the scanner will repeatedly ping your computer and other devices connected to the network, and display a complete list of active participants in the devouring of Internet traffic and mark which computers are closed from scanning the firewall. The list compiled by the program will be green for allowed devices, and red for possible intruders who have illegally connected to the network. Guard will immediately notify the router's owner of their discovery by sending the timestamp with the hostname visited by the attacker, as well as his Mac and IP address.

The program is distributed free of charge, does not contain advertising software and runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X and does not require installation. To know about all the participants of the home network Wi-Fi Fi, you just need to download it, start it and set it up.

- Automatically scans computers and other equipment connected to the same Wi-Fi network

- Detect devices that are protected by a firewall;

- sorting, importing and exporting the list of allowed devices;

- E-mail notification;

- Scanning at a predetermined time interval;

- is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X and Linux;

- a simple interface;

- is wrapped up in a tray;

- is distributed free of charge;

- doesn't require an installation.

This seems like a pretty good product. The fact that it is free would make me more likely to seriously look in to using it. Again though, the fact that it is free might make me think that it is not as good of product that I would have to pay for.
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