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Asus RT-AC87U

Exploit allows Asus routers to be hacked from local network

Users should install firmware updates as soon as they become available and should block untrusted devices on their networks

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Ekin Labs says its free software can build a home-security system using hardware you already own

Hi WiFi creates a no-cost motion-sensor zone using your smartphone, tablet, and other devices connected to your wireless home router. Did we mention it’s free?

Qualcomm CES 2015

Move over, 802.11ac Wi-Fi: Qualcomm's shipping even faster 802.11ad tech this fall

Qualcomm says it will ship next-generation 802.11ad technology this fall, moving the wireless needle even further.

D-Link DIR-895L

D-Link shows off radical 802.11ac routers and Wi-Fi adapters at CES

Networking company looks to up its game in terms of Wi-Fi performance.

Linksys WRT Network Storage Bay

Linksys unveils a storage companion for its WRT-series routers, and a passel of other devices at CES 2015

The collection includes new 802.11ac routers, innovative range extenders, and high-gain antenna upgrades.

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Dangerous 'Misfortune Cookie' flaw discovered in 12 million home routers

Around 200 models affected going back to 2002, says Check Point.

Linksys E8350

Three security-boosting steps to perform on every router

If you haven't done this with your router yet, do so STAT to make sure it's nice and secure.

Netgear Nighthawk X4

Netgear redeems the Nighthawk X4: Firmware update delivers a significant performance boost

The Nighthawk X4 got faster, but so did the Asus RT-AC87U to retain its top-dog position.

Supercharged Wi-Fi sparks Ethernet standard showdown

The IEEE is just starting to tackle 2.5G/5G Ethernet, and two groups think they have the answers

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Tor-based Anonabox router revises troubled history as it resurfaces on Indiegogo

After a suspended Kickstarter campaign, the anonymizing router returns with promises of a fresh design and better security. But the new story doesn't quite add up.