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Russian hackers infect routers with malware called VPNFilter

Russian hackers may have infected your WiFi router — here’s how to protect yourself

When the FBI released a report to tell the nation that we should reboot our routers due to an attack from Russian hackers, it was incredibly alarming. But now, it looks like the threat could be much more serious than we originally feared. What is VPNFilter? The threat is a type of malware called VPNFilter. […]

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What Are the Security Risks with Using a Router Provided by Your ISP?

If you’re like most people, you probably pay a monthly rental charge for your router to your Internet provider; it’s most common for American consumers to use the equipment provided by the ISP technician who installs their network. Choosing that option makes sense in a lot of ways, especially for less tech savvy individuals—it removes […]

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