Thursday, 12 November 2015

F-Secure Reveals WiFi Router For Internet Of Things

The Finnish anti-virus firm F-Secure today announced a new device unveiled it as a kind of Wi-Fi router 'for the Internet of Things can be seen and monitors all traffic for malware, adware, phishing, tracking and other threats. Sense, such as the device is called, must be connected to an already existing router.Sense then create a secure network where traffic from all devices in the home is long.

This involves the movement of laptops, smartphones, game consoles and IoT devices. The traffic is then monitored for any threats. Thus devices can also be protected where it is not possible to install security software. It may also block undesired Sense tracking. What exactly is understood to mean here is still unclear.

In addition Sense also comes with a Sense app, which devices such as laptops, smartphones and tablets can be installed.The app must ensure that the devices are also protected if they leave the house. It is also possible to manage the safety of all connected devices via the app. Possibly the router will also be enhanced with new features, such as protection for Internet banking and a VPN to surf anonymously.

Sense supports Windows 7 and newer, and newer Android 4.0 and iOS 8.4.1 and newer. In addition to Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a / b / g / n / ac) are also three Gigabit LAN ports offer gigabit and WAN port. The hardware should appear in the spring of next year and the rate for the first 5,000 preorders 99 euros. The normal amount is 199 euros. In addition, after the first year, 8 per month to pay for the subscription.

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