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Do you power down your home network when you're not using it? Should you? Here's why and how.

We all get a little better about turning off lights and electronics when we leave the house once we start paying our own power...
Tips June 6, 2019

Change this one setting to get faster internet speeds

Many things could be causing delays in your home's Wi-Fi connection speed, including one thing you've probably never heard of (unless you're a longtime...
Tips May 29, 2019

Watch out! Cyberattacks on cities and companies are also a big problem for you

Cybercriminals are going after big paydays by attacking major companies and governments using ransomware or other types of malware. While you might think that...
Happening Now May 28, 2019

Do you have a hackable car? Here's how to protect yourself

Similar to anything that's powered by software and is perpetually tethered to the internet, connected cars are susceptible to cyberattacks. I'll tell you about...
Happening Now February 6, 2019

Which wireless carrier is best? Guess who regains the crown

There are four main cellphone carriers: T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T. While there are others, these make up almost 99% of the market. A...
Happening Now January 28, 2019

Kim's Take: A frightening hack of a home security system

Imagine you’re watching TV. Suddenly, you hear a loud squawking alert in your home warning that North Korea has just launched ballistic missiles and is attacking...
Columns January 23, 2019

If you have this TV, it has 3 critical bugs so update the firmware now

If you own one of these smart televisions, you need to know about these three critical flaws that have recently surfaced that might allow...
Happening Now October 9, 2018

What's the difference between your modem and router?

Whether you're calling your internet provider for help or talking to your kid, getting technical support can be frustrating. Between all the abbreviations (LTE!...
Tips October 2, 2018

Comcast leaked names and numbers of customers' routers

The thing about technology is for as great as it can be, there are oh so many ways things that can go wrong. Hardware...
Happening Now May 23, 2018

What is sinkholing and how can it protect you?

Hackers and cybercriminals are continually finding ways to infiltrate our systems and steal our data. That's why establishing sophisticated security measures is needed to...
Happening Now January 2, 2018
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