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.
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.
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.