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Instead of connecting to public Wi-Fi, use your smartphone as a hotspot

Accessing the internet with your phone’s data is more secure than doing so with the public Wi-Fi offered at places like coffee shops and airports. Hackers can easily invade these networks and track all the activity that goes on in them. So when you don’t have access to a VPN, use your 4G, 5G, or […]

Use the 5 GHz Wi-Fi band for less interference

Is your Wi-Fi coverage spotty and slow? It might be due to interference on the popular 2.4 GHz band, which is also used by other devices like microwaves as well as popular wireless protocols such as Bluetooth. If your router/modem supports it, try defaulting to the 5 GHz band, as it is both faster and […]

More devices, more vulnerabilities – What 5G networks mean for mobile and IoT security

By now, you might have heard or read something about 5G mobile networks. As the name suggests, 5G denotes the fifth generation of cellular data and voice technology. Each generation so far has represented a significant technological advancement: 1G pioneered truly wireless calling as well as roaming. 2G introduced digital call encryption and SMS (text […]