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Home Routers Attacked WordPress Sites

Security researchers at Wordfence are claiming that thousands of hacked home routers are attacking WordPress sites. Wordfence firewall and malware scanner products are being misused on more than 2 million WordPress sites and the company estimates that 6.7% of all attacks on these sites are coming from hacked home routers.Wordfence CEO Mark Maunder says that in the past month...

TP-Link Jumps Aboard the Mesh Wi-Fi Bandwagon

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TP-Link has ventured into the Wi-Fi system market, with not one, but two products.The first system is called the Deco M5 Router. It includes three identical hardware units, each about the side of the Eero, and has two network ports. Each unit can work as an independent AC1300 router, and they can also work together as a Wi-Fi system....

A2 Web Hosting Review

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There are many web hosts vying for your dollar, so it takes a special service to stand out from the crowded field to prove itself worthy of your money. Web host A2 does so thanks to its impressive packages, terrific uptime, and wonderful customer service.In fact, A2 hosting provider could easily rank among the best-of-the-best of Web hosts if...

10 Ways to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal

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Wi-Fi is one of the most useful and important parts of using a computer, and yet it’s also one of the most frustrating. If you’re plagued by slow speeds, bad reception, and other Wi-Fi issues, here are 10 ways you can power up the Wi-Fi in your home. 1. Use the latest wi-fi technologies One of the best ways to make...

Comcast Plans To Sell Mobile Services to Harness Its Wi-Fi Network

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Comcast said it plans to offer a mobile phone service this year with an emphasis on selling bundles of wireless and cable service.Launching the wireless product is a priority in 2017, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said in an earnings call today. Comcast will be able to offer wireless service nationwide because of a reselling agreement with Verizon, but the company...

1&1 Web Hosting Review

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This Web host offers a wide array of packages, including shared hosting, virtual private server (VPS) hosting, and dedicated hosting.However, it's 1&1's WordPress support that makes the company stand out. It’s a Web host that you should check out—especially if you're going to run a self-hosted WordPress blog.1&1 offers a standard monthly web hosting charge, but it reduces the...

Virgin Media Is About to Turn Customer Routers Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

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UK ISP Virgin Media is expanding its public Wi-Fi network by co-opting customers’ home routers as hot spots.Only the most recent router design (the SuperHub v3) will be recruited at first, and customers can opt-out from the program if they wish. Virgin says the change will have “no impact on customers” because affected homes will be allocated extra bandwidth.The...

Netgear Nighthawk: What on Earth Makes a $500 Router Worth It?

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The Netgear Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router (R9000) is Designed for large homes, this gargantuan router is chock-full of networking goodness, including Multi-User Multiple Input, Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) data streaming, circuitry for 60GHz 802.11ad networking, and 160MHz Wi-Fi technology.While its MU-MIMO performance was middling in testing, it turned in the fastest 5GHz range performance scores we've seen to...