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How to Disable Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) in Your Router

Wifi-Protected-Setup-router-featured.jpg By default, many routers have Wi-Fi protected setup (WPS) which can let you connect to your router without needing its SSID and password. However, WPS makes your router vulnerable to PIN-guessing attacks from hackers. As a result, you may want to turn off WPS in certain cases. Below, we’ll cover how to disable WPS as well as the benefits and drawbacks of keeping WPS active. How to Activate/Deactivate WPS There are two ways to manually enable and disable WPS. If your router allows you to deactivate WPS, you should be able to… Read more13771174.gif

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How to Connect to a Database Over a Network

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When connecting to a database, you must take extra precautions if it’s not running locally. Any connections made over a network should be secure, and you should never leave the database open for anyone to brute-force a connection.

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How to Configure Your DNS

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DNS records are used to translate addresses humans can understand (like google.com) into IP addresses computers can understand (like 64.233.191.255). In order for your site to work properly, you’ll need to make sure your DNS configuration is in order.

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New H.266 codec uses half the data to stream 4K video

78b0fd80-c060-11ea-b7f5-3fd0d8977217Fraunhofer, the German company that helped develop the H.264, H.265 and MP3 encoding formats, has unveiled a new video encoding standard that could severely reduce streaming bottlenecks. Called H.266/Versatile Video Coding (VVC), it’s specifically de…

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How to Use Wireshark Filters on Linux

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Wireshark is a world-class packet analyzer available on Linux, Windows, and macOS. Its filters are flexible and sophisticated, but sometimes, counterintuitive. We’ll explain the “gotchas” you need to be on the lookout for.

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Google and Nest Wifi Are Getting Better on Slower Connections

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I loved the first-generation Google Wifi, and I’m an even bigger fan of Nest Wifi. Part of what makes them so good is Google’s consistent updates that add improvements, tweaks, and new features. An update that’s rolling out today will make both systems work better on slower connections, along with tweaks to the priority device feature.

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Google optimizes its WiFi routers for slow internet connections

f7649b10-aff7-11ea-83f3-f4cfa4d5be8fGoogle’s WiFi routers should now handle overloaded internet providers more gracefully. It’s delivering an update to Nest WiFi and Google WiFi routers that improves “overall” performance with slow internet connections. You should have a better chance…

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How to Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Wi-Fi Bridge

raspberry-pi-wifi-bridge-ethernet.jpg Today, it’s tempting to assume every device supports Wi-Fi, but not all devices are capable of connecting to the Internet wirelessly. This is where a Raspberry Pi can come in handy: by turning it into a Wi-Fi bridge. If you want to repurpose an old, Ethernet-only desktop computer and need a quick and easy way to convert a Wi-Fi signal into an Ethernet connection, you can use a Raspberry Pi. Related: How to Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Wireless Access Point Turn your Raspberry Pi into a Wi-Fi bridge In this tutorial… Read more13618361.gif

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How to Set Up a Firewall in Linux

disable-enable-manage-ubuntu-firewall-fe To keep your computer safe, it is advisable to set up a firewall to prevent others from accessing your computer and protect you from network attacks. However, if you are a new Linux user, you might not know how to configure the firewall in your system. You’ll learn here how to set up a firewall in Linux and how to easily add rules to allow access for other devices in your local network or specific ports. UFW = Uncomplicated Firewall We’ll use UFW to manage your Linux firewall since it is easy to use and comes installed by… Read more13556740.gif

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How to Set Up Port Forwarding in Windows 10

port-forwarding-windows-10-featured.jpg Every now and then, you’ll stumble upon an app or a game that requires you to do something called “port forwarding.” Without port forwarding, “inbound” traffic and data coming in from the Internet won’t be able to communicate with the app/game, and you won’t be able to carry out certain Internet-based functions of that software. This tutorial will show you how to set up port forwarding in Windows 10. Note: you may also need to set up port forwarding on your router, for which we have a separate guide. Related: 5 Ways to Check Hard Disk Health on Windows… Read more13544653.gif

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