Tag Archives: Network Security

How to Secure Your Home Network

All network gateway device’s have settings that can be changed. Yet most people know nothing about them. Consequently, they never visit their router’s settings to tweak things that could make themselves vulnerable too outside attacks. This post tells you how to do that. Continue reading

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My Family’s Awful Experience Invaded By a Botnet Led to the Creation of vsatips

vsatips was created following one devastating event. In 2009 my family’s home computer network was invaded by & taken over by a botnet…although initially we didn’t realize that a botnet was responsible. We just knew that our problem was persistent yet simple…we had lost control of our home computer network & all of our computers and devices. Continue reading

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GlassWire | Free App For Windows Let’s You See What’s Happening Behind The Scenes With Network Usage

What is GlassWire? GlassWire is a free Windows application that I learned about from one of my kids.  He’s much more technically ‘savvy’ than I am, and he ran across it in mid – 2014.  He sent me a link to … Continue reading

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