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The first day of Pwn2Own Toronto 2022 has come and gone, and Samsungs Galaxy S22 has had it rough, with more potential abuse yet to come. A variety of printers and routers from different companies have also taken some beatings. Pwn2Own is a hacking contest held every year by the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI), giving white... Read more...
If your router stinks, then chances are you're not really getting the full broadband experience that you're paying for from your ISP. Low rent models can you leave you with dead spots and/or dilapidated network coverage. The easy solution is to upgrade your router, especially if you're several generations behind. To... Read more...
Much of the discussion surrounding cyberwarfare has centered around Russia and Ukraine, in recent months. While it may have been pushed into the background, however,Chinas aggressive cyber activity continues apace, whether it rises to the level of warfare or not. Only a month ago, we covered news that Chinese... Read more...
It never fails when it comes to technologyas soon as you upgrade to the latest and greatest thing, a new and better thing crashes the party. Right now that new thing is Wi-Fi 7 (802.11be), a next-generation wireless standard that is officially off the ground (sort of) with Broadcom sampling complete end-to-end chipset... Read more...
Netgear is expanding its growing Wi-Fi 6E lineup with an announcement at CES 2022 of a new Nighthawk tri-band Wi-Fi 6E router and, separately, a new game booster service for its Orbi owners. With the pandemic still causing people to work from home and an estimated 227 million Americans playing video games... Read more...
As the holiday shopping season shifts into high gear, we at HotHardware wanted to share a few last minute gift ideas from our staff that should excite any enthusiast or mainstream tech users you have left on your shopping list. We know it has been a tough year for us geeks and trying to find the right gift for a loved... Read more...
With Thanksgiving over and the Black Friday rush over at many retailers, you might think the deals are over but we have some early Cyber Monday deals ahead of tomorrow's main etail event on Speakers, WiFi 6 Mesh networking systems and some other great PC tech gear. After taking the family out shopping, you should take... Read more...
Black Friday is technically three days away, but as we see every year retailers have jumped the gun with a bunch of early discounts. We're not talking about piddly savings, either. Not all around, anyway. Even Apple's Air Pods Pro earbuds, which are perpetually discounted, have fallen to their lowest price ever. And... Read more...
It's easy to think of hackers in the colloquial sense as being the enemies of society. People who break into computer systems and sabotage electronics to gain control of them or steal data; how could someone like that be of benefit to society at large? The answer is that a great many so-called "hackers" are in fact... Read more...
Netgear continues to advance the concept of mesh networking, an increasingly popular option due to its ability to cover larger areas without those dreaded dead spots or slowdowns in speeds in remote corners of the home. Its latest effort is the introduction of its Orbi Quad-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6E System (RBKE960)... Read more...
Do you know what would be great? If Apple would stop dragging its feet on a weird bug in iOS that makes it possible to disable an iPhone's ability to connect with a Wi-Fi network. Same goes for iPad devices, presumably. The problem lies with SSIDs that contain certain charactersif you connect to one with your iPhone... Read more...
As cybersecurity solutions tighten up and prevent many attacks, threat actors are looking for new and innovative ways to attack systems. This has led to a rise in attacks that start outside and below the operating system layer, such as firmware attacks and ransomware attacks through VPN devices or other... Read more...
A researcher who has helped shaped Wi-Fi security has once again discovered a series of vulnerabilities affecting all Wi-Fi devices dating back to 1997. Fortunately, many of the security holes are difficult to exploit, and according to the Wi-Fi Alliance, it does not appear as though hackers are leveraging the... Read more...
When people drop some cash on a phone, they typically do not think they will need to upgrade anytime soon. Then, new features come along, battery performance drops, and other issues crop up, and it may be time to upgrade your device unless you are absolutely dedicated to it. T-Mobile may force the dedicated users'... Read more...
This is the second and last day of Amazon's Prime Day 2020, an annual sales bonanza that sees discounts on practically every type of item imaginable. And while this is Amazon's creation, other retailers have been marking down items as well. To help you make sense of it all, we have collected some of the better deals... Read more...
You might have really fast Internet service, but if your wireless router stinks, you will still be hampered by subpar performance, at least for your wireless devices. Unfortunately for Google Fiber subscribers, using their own Wi-Fi router was not an option...until now. So, if you are a Google Fiber customer and want... Read more...
About two months ago, a high-severity security flaw was disclosed that impacted 79 different Netgear router models. The security flaw's disclosure came seven months after it was first reported to Netgear, giving it a total of nine months to patch the security issues. Despite having plenty of time to... Read more...
If you're reading this article from home, its likely that you're connected to a consumer-grade Wi-Fi router, either wirelessly or via hard wired Ethernet. And if that's the case, you should probably take this time to upgrade your router's firmware ASAP. That is if an update is even available from the... Read more...
Intel has been busy refreshing its CPU product lines across virtually every segment, including high-performance desktops and servers, and various tiers of mobile. In particular, Intel's Comet Lake architecture has found its way into both desktop and mobile applications. Building on its 10th generation Core foundation... Read more...
With the massive uptick in people working from home due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing guidelines in place, the load on ourbroadband infrastructurehas skyrocketed. Here are some tips mostly free to maximize and optimize your Wi-Fi and broadband performance so that you can get work done more... Read more...
Anyone in the market for a next-generationWi-Fi router, but looking for something that won't break the bank, needs to check out a deal going on at Walmart right now for the ever-speedy Netgear Nighthawk AX4 Wi-Fi 6 router. Typically, the router sells for $199, but Walmart has a special deal going on right now... Read more...
With Christmas right around the corner, many Americans are traveling (or about to travel) to spend time with friends and loved ones. And when away from home (or the office), many Americans are tempted to hop onto any available, unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspot with their smartphone, tablet or laptop in order to avoid... Read more...
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