This article by Help Net Security discusses ACI’s latest research on privacy and security, specifically that updating your router’s software is not enough to ward off cyberattacks. Regularly updating your wireless router is not enough to ward off attacks
This news article discusses ACI’s latest research on privacy and security. It can be read at ZDNET.
83 percent. That’s the proportion of Wi-Fi routers sold in the United States that are vulnerable to cyber-attack, according to a new study by the American Consumer Institute (ACI). “Without addressing these known security flaws, consumer devices could be compromised, and data could be stolen, leading to malicious activity, identity theft, fraud or espionage,” according […]
If you use a Wi-Fi router in your home, there’s a good chance you’re at risk for cyberattack, according to a new study. The American Consumer Institute (ACI) analyzed 186 devices from 14 different manufacturers and found that 83 percent of routers sold in the United States have security vulnerabilities — that’s 5 of 6 […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, D.C. (September 26, 2018)— “5 of every 6 routers are inadequately updated for known security flaws, leaving connected devices open to cyberattacks that can compromise consumer privacy and lead to financial loss,” according to a new study released today by the American Consumer Institute. The study, “Securing IoT Devices: How Safe […]
Just published is a piece printed in today’s Forbes on how an FCC can better use spectrum for Wi-Fi. This solution is only a small step, but necessary one, that gets more broadband wireless spectrum online. To read and print the piece, see Forbes.com.
As wireless broadband grow continues to outpace the spectrum available, there are risks of congestion and poorer service. The FCC, Congress and the President have pledged to get more spectrum online as soon as possible. This article, written by Alan Daley discusses an easy source of Wi-Fi spectrum.
A number of reports have estimated the economic benefits of broadband services, such as wireline and licensed wireless services, and their contribution to consumer welfare and creation of the jobs in the U.S. economy. That much is clear. However, a recent study shows that even unlicensed spectrum produces sizable benefits. The takeaway – policymakers and […]
Our latest ConsumerGram finds the FCC’s proposed expansion of Wi-Fi spectrum at 2.4 GHz, if approved, would create nearly 90,000 jobs in the next few years. To read or print the ConsumerGram, click here.