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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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Enjoy in-flight Public WiFi Without Compromising on Your Privacy and Security

Ready to take off? Whether you are a seasoned jetsetter or you’re just getting ready to take a vacation, you want your entire trip to be enjoyable, from the time you arrive at the airport to when you walk back through your home’s front door. In-flight WiFi can make the hours you spend getting to […]

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Privacy Matters? Know The Risks of Public WiFi

Wired internet or wireless WiFi, the warnings are out there: Don’t visit any websites that you have important accounts with when using a public computer (hotel, airport, café, etc.). Visiting even a more trivial account, such as an online community for cheese lovers, could sink you—in that a cyber thief might get your username and […]

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Are WiFi Phone Calls Safe?

In fewer than 10 years, smartphones have revolutionized how we interact with the world and with each other. Carrying a powerful computer in your pocket has countless advantages, but what about the risks? Mobile innovation is moving so fast, driven by a voracious market, that many consumers are jumping to adopt new technologies without stopping […]

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