urn:uuid:5744ca78-da26-5771-9f52-ef8ff6766b8a Topic: Wi-Fi – Ctrl blog Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2019 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/favicon/favicon.svg 2019-12-30T23:02:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:cb393ba5-b4f0-4717-a3d6-1eb8cb639503 2019-12-30T23:02:00Z 2019-12-30T23:02:00Z What is Samsung Secure Wi-Fi? Secure Wi-Fi is a VPN service from Samsung and McAfee. Here is what it does and how to stop its adverts and remove it from your phone. <p>Samsung Galaxy and Note smartphones come with a pre-installed app called Samsung Secure Wi-Fi. The app can’t be uninstalled from the app manager on the device. Scroll to the bottom of the article for uninstallation instructions.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/what-is-samsung-secure-wi-fi.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:5cbaf11f-1a9f-490f-a093-bfa1413dec9f 2018-11-14T14:58:00Z 2018-11-14T14:58:00Z Tor router-maker InvizBox chases VPN subscriptions down rabbit hole InvizBox wants some of that sweet VPN subscription service revenue. Abandons Tor Onion network anonymity in favor of a more lucrative venture. <p>The InvizBox Tor-gateway router stopped receiving firmware and secuirty updates two years after release. Ten months later, InvizBox decided to try to reinvent their product with an alternative firmware that focused on selling virtual private network (VPN) services from InvizBox instead of relying on the free Tor onion network.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/invizbox-vpn-upgrade.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:85d99920-6004-474d-aa6b-834a729a1461 2018-05-23T15:08:00Z 2018-05-23T15:08:00Z What is Lenovo Wi-Fi Security and should you enable or ignore it? Lenovo Wi-Fi Security sends information about your device and the networks it joins to an Isreali company called Coronet Cyber Security. But is it any good? <p>Lenovo laptop customers with the Lenovo Vantage app for Windows 10 (preinstalled by default) are being prompted to enable a new feature called <em>Lenovo Wi-Fi Security</em>. Lenovo claims the feature will help protect its customers against “malicious Wi-Fi networks”. But what does the feature do? and should you bother enabling it?</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/lenovo-vantage-wifi-security.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:12e9bac6-8556-4683-8274-50cc1c1b945c 2018-03-20T13:29:00Z 2018-03-20T13:29:00Z Vilfo VPN router review: Vilfo as a Wi-Fi access point – Part 2:4 The Vilfo VPN router has support for Wi-Fi but is too under-powered to serve as a Wi-Fi router. <p>The Vilfo VPN router has some support for WiFi, but is it any good as a Wi-Fi router?</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/vilfo-review-p2-wifi.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:de6d9664-5f48-4c38-9258-9fcb190b3424 2017-11-20T17:50:00Z 2017-11-20T17:50:00Z TP-Link serves outdated firmware on ⅓ of its European websites Whether you get updated drivers for your TP-Link product or not depends on what country you’re checking from. <p>The Chinese network equipment manufacturer TP-Link has 60 country-specific websites around the world, out of which 24 are in Europe. While we’re still waiting for TP-Link to release firmware updates addressing last month’s KRACK Attack Wi-Fi vulnerabilities disclosures; I’d a look to see how up-to-date each of these 24 websites were in terms of available firmware releases. The results were discouraging to say the least.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/tplink-firmware-outdated-downloads.html#src=feed">Read more …</a></p>