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What to do About Heartbleed

Sunday April 13, 2014

If you haven't heard about the Heartbleed vulnerability by now then you must have had your TV,  computer, and phone turned off for the last week.

Heartbleed is probably one of the scariest, most far reaching vulnerabilities, of recent times. Why is it so scary? The main reason is because it's related to a core security technology that is used by a ton of companies, governments, and other folks.

In this week's article, What You Need to Know About Heartbleed, we'll help you deal with the Heartbleed vulnerability, whether you're an end user trying to protect yourself or a system administrator trying to protect both users and data.

Can Your Cordless Phone Be Hacked?

Sunday March 30, 2014

Cordless phones. You use them every day in your home. Did you ever stop to wonder if there was any way that someone could listen in on your conversations?

In this week's featured article: Is Your Cordless Phone Being Hacked? We'll discuss how various types of cordless phones might be prone to eavesdropping and look at some ways of mitigating the risk of someone listening in.

Have you ever thought someone was listening in on your cordless calls? What made you suspicious? Let us know your experience int the comments area:

Tips for Locking Down Your Portable Hotspot

Sunday March 30, 2014

Portable Wi-Fi hotspots are all the rage these days. Most modern smartphones even have them built-in.

People are a lot more cautious with their mobile hotspot bandwidth, as the days of unlimited bandwidth seem to be behind us. In this week's featured article, we'll show you How to Secure Your Portable Hotspot.

Do you use a mobile hotspot? Do you leave it open for everyone to use or do you restrict access? Let us know your thoughts about mobile hotspot security in the comments section below:

Kick Those Pesky Wi-Fi Freeloaders Off Your Network

Sunday March 30, 2014

Are you tired of your neighbors getting a free ride off of wireless network? Their not only getting free Internet, they're also eating up your bandwidth.

In our featured article: How to Detect and Remove Wi-Fi Freeloaders from Your Network, we'll show you how to end their gravy train.

Do you think your neighbors are using your wireless network without your permission? Tell us about it in the comments area.

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