Can someone hack into your Nintendo Wi Fi

Discussion in 'Wii - Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection' started by dalekdan10, Jul 23, 2009.

  1. dalekdan10
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    dalekdan10 Advanced Member

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    Hi,
    I REALLY want nintendo wi fi, but my pearents are worried about someone hacking in, as my dad says its opening another port.
    I dont understand as my pearants let me havs Wi fi on my DS, So is it safe.
    I will only go on animal crossing lets go to the city as my and my friend love it soo much.
    From Dalek Dan 10
     
  2. SifJar

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    It adds no risk. If you already have WiFi on your DS, that means that you can only have WEP encryption, which can be cracked in about 5 mins anyway. Connecting your Wii to your existing WiFi will not lower the security of the connection though.
     
  3. chrisf

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    just turn on wi-fi u fucken dumbass. fuck ur dumbass parents. they r morons. do they watch every time u play to make sure u arent turning on wifi?
     
  4. DeMoN

    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    No you cannot get hacked over Nintendo WiFi. The closest thing would be getting a glitched item in Animal Crossing but all that does is ruin your game's save file.
     
  5. chrisf

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    its just his parents excuse for not letting him play video games. they will never let him do it
     
  6. dalekdan10
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    dalekdan10 Advanced Member

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    do not talk about my pearants what have they ever done to you, and do not swaer, swearing does not get u anywhere in life does it

    Posts merged

    oh yeah and also i can play ames over wi fi on ds with complete strangers, so HA
     
  7. Sterling

    Sterling GBAtemp's Silver Hero

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    The short answer is no, someone could not hack you over Nintendo Wifi, but DS games can only connect to routers with nothing over a WEP key security. And as an above poster said WEP can be cracked fairly quickly, so the only thing you would have to worry about is someone on the outside cracking the router security and not from your Wii. (if thats what you are talking about?)

    If it makes your perents feel any better tell them to get a Nintendo WiFi USB Dongle (funny word [​IMG]) It inserts directly into a USB slot and uses the internet connection from your router through the computer. It comes with a driver and software CD, but if you lose the CD you can get the software here
     
  8. Technik

    Technik GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yeah some parents for some reason are worried about getting their router or something hacked.

    My idiots of a neighbor's family say that they cant use wifi on their Wii because one time their wii got hacked and they got personal information stolen. But they still allow their kids to use wifi on the ds even though ds's have WAY more personal information than a wii. I wonder what thing those morons misinterpreted. If something like that happened wouldn't the smart thing to do be, call nintendo? Then someone would set them staright. But I guess the thought never came across their idiot minds.
     
  9. Arm the Homeless

    Arm the Homeless Custom Title

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    People say stuff about your "pearants" because they're idiots and don't know anything about network security.
    And fuck no. Swearing DOES get you places in life. (Metal music, a.k.a., decent music, for one.)
    And swearing relieves pain after injuries (I think this was recently proven?).

    And nobody gives a shit about your DS playing.

    You sound like the person who believes the crap that they say in Christian church. (Or any church, for that matter.)
     
  10. boof222

    boof222 GBAtemp Fan

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    stop being such a dick man.

    and it can be hacked but the chances of that happening is really low
     
  11. PettingZoo

    PettingZoo yesss

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    Jesus, it's the same as them using a laptop with their wireless router. Its prolly broadcasting an SSID so anyone can see the network, if it has security you are fine because most people don't know anything on cracking wireless passwords. If your parents don't let you, do it anyway and say that it is the same as them using their laptop on the internet.

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  12. mousex

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    If you really connected your DS to the internet you are using WEP.
    If I find your network I'll hack it, download illegal things over your connection, tell the police about your household loading child porn and your parents will get into prison. You better completely disable your wireless connection forever.
     
  13. dalekdan10
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    i am a cristian u got a problem wiv that!!!!!!!