Hackers of all kinds are attacking routers across the world

When hackers find a vulnerable router, they compromise it by installing malware that grants persistence, the ability to run distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, hide malicious traffic, and more. But what happens when the hackers find a router that was already compromised by a rival gang? Cybersecurity researchers from Trend Micro published a report […]

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Network specialist debuts free tool that promises to solve VPN and ZTNA connectivity issues for good

Hybrid access as a service (HAaaS) provider Cloudbrink has created a new tool that can measure packet loss impact, revealing the deep-seated causes of network and application performance problems affecting the hybrid workforce.  Cloudbrink’s own research reveals as little as 0.0047% packet loss in conjunction with 30ms latency can cause a dramatic decline in speed, […]

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Going cloud optional for the deskless workforce

Most applications are built to rely on the cloud. However, many organizations are beginning to realize that cloud dependency has drawbacks. The challenges of cloud over-dependency are most apparent in industries such as aviation, quick-service restaurants, e-commerce, and healthcare, where deskless workforces rely on mobile apps to do their jobs. Max Alexander Social Links Navigation […]

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US tech devices may be forced to become “spy machines”

The US House of Representatives recently agreed to reauthorize a controversial spying law, referred to as Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Not only did the House expand its mandate for at least two more years, but it also widened its reach considerably. While the US Senate is now set to vote […]

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Switching broadband is going to get easier thanks to these new ‘nutrition’ labels

Starting April 10, the US Federal Communication Commission (FCC) will require internet service providers (ISP) to begin displaying information about their service in a clear and concise manner. The format for the details resembles nutrition labels, like you see on food boxes. But instead of calories, sugars, and fats, the FCC’s Broadband Labels will show […]

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Firewalla unveils the world’s most affordable 10-gigabit smart firewall — ready for next-gen Wi-Fi 7 and high-speed fiber networks, but a price increase is expected soon

Firewalla makes configurable hardware firewalls that connect to your router, providing protection for your home or business against various network and internet threats. The company has announced the pre-sale of Firewalla Gold Pro, the newest and most powerful addition to the “Gold” product line. Touted as the world’s most affordable 10-gigabit smart firewall, this device […]

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Why WiFi 7 is the future of wireless technology

WiFi 7 is a quantum leap forward from WiFi 6 and WiFi 6E. With its faster speeds, lower latency, and significant capacity increases, WiFi 7 is a major evolution in wireless technology. It has much in common with WiFi 6 and WiFi 6E, but with some significant improvements to meet the growing data requirements of […]

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ExpressVPN’s new Aircove Go router makes traveling safer

Whether you’re a digital nomad or you travel a lot with your family, you may well know the pain of staying connected online in total security. Besides being unreliable, public Wi-Fi networks are notorious for acting as a back door for bad actors looking to pry on your private activity.  A virtual private network (VPN) […]

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Better option than the ASUS RT-AX88U Pro? – MBReviews

This is the ASUS RT-AX86U Pro, a WiFi 6 router that is supposed to replace the mid-ranger RT-AX86U, but it does feel like ASUS may have hit a ceiling for its home-grade wireless routers. I say that because the device has the exact same processor as the RT-AX88U Pro and the GT-AX6000 and the same […]

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Forget Doom on a lawnmower or toothbrush, check out GTA: Vice City running on a TP-Link Wi-Fi router

Playing PC games on your Wi-Fi router – and we don’t mean online gaming via your router, but actually using the router as a PC – is not something you likely thought possible, but it very much is as a freshly aired project demonstrates. As highlighted by Tom’s Hardware, a pair of enterprising hardware tinkerers […]

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