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  • How old is your router?

    Posted on November 27th, 2020 at 12:27 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    I saw a recommendation yesterday that you should review your router and if it was older than two years, consider replacing it.

    I think that’s a bit extreme, but I do believe that you should review if your router’s firmware is up to date.  Some models have automatic updating enabled on the router to ensure that it’s up to date.  Consumerreports list several router models to review.

    Michael Horowitz has an entire site devoted to the security of home routers.    As we do more and more online shopping, make sure your home network is as secure as it can be!