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New Wi-Fi attack lets hackers steal your passwords

Remember the KRACK Wi-Fi flaw that was publicly revealed last year? It's a widespread exploit that affects every WPA2 encrypted device in the world. It's a...
Happening Now August 11, 2018

List of routers infected by VPNFilter malware just got bigger

The malware, known as VPNFilter, is suspected to originate from a Russian government-sponsored hacking group known as Sofancy aka Fancy Bear. If you can...
Happening Now June 11, 2018

Is your router vulnerable to the VPNFilter malware?

You've probably heard about the latest massive malware attack against routers and network-attached storage devices that appears to have Russian origins. It’s so massive...
Happening Now May 30, 2018

How to protect yourself from the latest router malware attack

We've been warning you about how vulnerable your router can be if it's not configured properly. Hackers can hijack it to harvest your personal information,...
Happening Now May 25, 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

Russians are targeting home routers. Here's how to protect yourself

Hackers are always on the hunt for vulnerable routers. Your router, after all, is your main gateway to the internet. It is an important...
Happening Now May 6, 2018

Stop your router from overheating with an easy fix

Summer is around the corner and with temperatures rising, it's a good time to inspect all your gadgets and do a thorough cleaning. Why?...
Happening Now May 6, 2018

Q&A with Kim: Have Alexa call 911, Find Duplicate Photos, Protect Your Router, and More

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes choosing the most interesting...
Columns April 14, 2018

How to make your router hack-proof

It is not just about the potential loss of bandwidth, slowdowns or botnet attacks. Securing your router can also shield you from unwelcome connections...
Tips April 4, 2018

10 ways to fix your home Wi-Fi problems

When Wi-Fi slows down, so does our entire life. Our email and browsers stop loading. Our streaming movies freeze. Alexa stops responding. Our phones...
Columns February 24, 2018

Massive IoT-Based DDoS Attack Could Affect Millions Of Devices: Cybersecurity Experts

A newly-discovered malware is quietly amassing its next botnet army and cybersecurity experts agree, the next apocalyptic cyberattack may just be around the corner....
Happening Now October 25, 2017

Big mistake people make setting up their router

Your router, that little device you connect your devices to for internet access, is an essential component in every connected household, but we sometimes...
Tips October 15, 2017

CIA accused of hacking Wi-Fi routers for at least a decade

How would you feel if the CIA was watching your every move online? If you own one of these top selling routers, that could...
Happening Now June 20, 2017

3 router tweaks to speed up your Wi-Fi

Slow Wi-Fi is the worst. First your email won’t refresh. Your movie freezes in mid-scene. Your new app is stuck in downloading limbo. Many...
Columns February 11, 2017

Top Story: New router exploit puts millions at risk

I've warned you about weak security in this popular router brand before. But now a new exploit has been discovered that lets hackers steal...
Happening Now February 1, 2017

Beware of these hi-tech Christmas presents

It's almost Christmas! This weekend, as you unwrap all of your presents, there are some gifts that you should be careful with. These gadgets...
Happening Now December 23, 2016

Beware! These routers have a serious security flaw

If this router is in your home, you have to read this! I've just found out about a huge flaw that is making them...
Happening Now December 13, 2016

Massive Attack: One thing your router needs now to keep hackers out

The recent massive cyber attack will happen again. And next time, it could much worse. Do this one thing with your router to keep...
Columns October 22, 2016

Your router needs this one thing manufacturers don’t tell you

You may be religiously keeping all your devices and applications up-to-date. That's all well and good but there might be one critical device you’re...
Tips September 24, 2016

New tech makes Wi-Fi 10 times faster

You're going to love this revolutionary way to speed up your Wi-Fi. Scientists at MIT have discovered a way to increase the rate of...
Happening Now August 28, 2016
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