Targets Deutsche Telekom routers in global cyberattack

Mar
11

The German Office for Information Security confirmed on Tuesday that not only had nearly a million routers on the Deutsche Telekom (DT) network been recently attacked but that the assault was part of a larger campaign stretching across the world.

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Reviewing Google WiFi : A hassle-free router comes at a price

Mar
10

Google's not new to the hardware game, but with its "Made by" range, the company is making a concerted effort to marry its smart software with the gear we run it on. We've already tried the Pixel phones, Daydream View VR headset, Chromecast Ultra and Google Home, but until now, there was one Made by Google gadget we'd yet to test, and it's the one that arguably ties all the rest together: Google's aptly named WiFi router.

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Netgear admits its routers are easy to be remote attacked

Mar
08

According to Wired, a security researcher named Andrew Rollins discovered the flaw and notified the company about it way back on August 25th but didn't get a reply. Several Netgear routers, including some of most popular models on Amazon, have been vulnerable to remote attacks for months. He went public with the information after waiting for over three months, prompting Homeland Security to issue a warning a few days ago.

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Linksys is the latest company to afford a WiFi mesh system

Mar
06

Mesh networking has become trendy for folks looking to fill every nook and cranny of their homes with WiFi. So it should be no surprise that the makers of the most iconic router ever is unveiling its own system. The Linksys tri-band Velop setup is a modular system that the company says is made to expand as your needs do.

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The Gryphon router manages to be not only stylish but also feature-rich

Mar
02

As a group of former raunchy young people, we grownups know all too well the sorts of shenanigans a youngster can get up to on the internet. There's no shortage of companies that want nothing more to protect those wee tykes from themselves, but Gryphon is special. The company has built a full-featured (not to mention stylish) wireless router that uses machine learning to help keep would-be intruders at bay.

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FTC drags D-Link into court because of its lax router and camera security

Mar
01

You will expect a high standard of security when you buy a router or other internet-connected device from a company as well known as D-Link. Many of D-Link's products are advertised with these kind of claims, which is part of the reason the US Federal Trade Commission is suing the company in a California court. In legal action launched yesterday, the FTC has accused D-Link of putting consumers at risk with its lax approach to hardware security.

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Netgear WiFi routers are easy to have security exploits

Feb
27

Netgear's WiFi router security woes aren't quite over yet. Researchers at Trustwave are drawing attention to two vulnerabilities that lets anyone recover your router's administrative password, opening the door to botnets and other hostile takeovers. You're only susceptible to internet attacks if you've enabled administration from outside the network, but anyone who can connect to the local network can take advantage of it.

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Google WiFi, OnHub routers crashed inexplicably today

Feb
25

Google's smart router projects are supposed to provide hassle-free networking, but today many owners are experiencing just the opposite. Reports are streaming in of nonfunctional Google OnHub and WiFi units pushing little more than a flashing blue light. On Twitter, the Made by Google team is advising users to try setting up again, while a support forum thread that users in need of immediate access should use the credentials printed on the bottom of their devices.

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Dell UltraSharp U3415W PXF79 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor Review

Feb
24

This 34-inch 21:9 curved monitor with a panoramic view, cinematic WQHD resolution and rich sound has just sunk 50% to its best price yet , making this a solid deal on the U3415W. Learn more and explore buying options for the U3415W on Amazon.

This story, "50% off Dell UltraSharp U3415W PXF79 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor" was originally published by TechConnect.

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Intel's Atom is not underwhelming any more: New chip packs 16 cores

Feb
23

Intel's Atom was mostly known as a low-end chip for mobile devices that underperformed. That may not be the case anymore.

The latest Atom C3000 chips announced on Tuesday have up to 16 cores and are more sophisticated than ever. The chips are made for storage arrays, networking equipment, and internet of things devices.

The new chips have features found mostly in server chips, including networking, virtualization, and error correction features.

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