Nearly three out of four internet-connected households in the UK are at risk of getting attacked through their wireless router, according to a recent study by Avast Software.
It's holiday shopping season again, and consumers will join the rush to buy devices and accessories for loved ones.
Owners of a number of Linksys small office/home office routers have been urged last week to update their device's firmware in order patch two vulnerabilities, one of which could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to read or modify sensitive information on the router, and the other could allow a local attacker to read the device's password file.
Linksys unveiled its first 4x4 Wireless AC router aimed at households with multiple internet users as well as single users who use the internet for high bandwidth applications such as gaming or video streaming.
93 percent of respondents believe that identity theft is a growing problem yet are not doing enough to address the issue, according to a survey conducted by Edelman Berland.
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