How to Lock Down Your Internet-Enabled Houseful of Gadgets

Our houses are quickly filling with an internet of things—smart TVs, DVRs, thermostats, and more all online, all the time. But to a hacker, each of these devices is a digital door or window into your home (network). Here's what you need to do to keep your devices locked against outside intrusions. » 11/08/14 12:00pm 11/08/14 12:00pm

The Most Important Security Settings to Change on Your Router

Your router is the first line of defense against hackers trying to access all the internet-connected devices in your home. Sadly, many of the top Wi-Fi routers are easy to hack. You should be concerned—and also make sure your router is set up properly. » 5/09/14 8:00am 5/09/14 8:00am

Your Cable TV Wiring Will Handle 400Mbps Soon

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA, if you're into brevity) standard is defining the networked home by enabling multi-room DVRs and content sharing. And soon, the already impressive MoCA transfer speeds are going to double to at least 400Mbps. » 6/23/10 9:20pm 6/23/10 9:20pm