Nicole Zheng

Cable Haunt Virtual Patch just released

First came Cable Haunt exploit detection, and now prevention. Minim has just released Cable Haunt Virtual Patch, a feature that safeguards a vulnerably that now affects hundreds of millions of Broadcom based cable modems around the world. 

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Nicole Zheng

What is TR-369 User Services Platform?

At Minim, we are proponents of open standards in the broadband industry because everyone deserves to have their connected devices just work, securely.

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Nicole Zheng

Cable Haunt detection by Minim

What is Cable Haunt? Last week, news broke out of a critical vulnerability in hundreds of millions of Broadcom cable modems around the world.

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [December 2019 edition]

The holidays are a notorious time to buy the latest tech. With an expected $97 billion spent on tech gifts this holiday season, staying up-to-date on the latest smart home cybersecurity news stories has become even more important. The stories that caught our attention this month were on the Blink camera and Ruckus router vulnerabilities.

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Samantha Albano

What is MikroTik RouterOS?

Since 1996, MikroTik product availability has grown throughout the world. You may be familiar with some of these products, including the latest addition to the MikroTik RouterBOARD hardware platform line: MikroTik Audience, a tri-band mesh WiFi access point for the connected home. Today's blog is an overview of another MikroTik product, but on the software side— What is MikroTik RouterOS?

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Samantha Albano

MikroTik product availability around the world

MikroTik is a networking equipment provider to Internet Service Providers all over the world. While you can visit MikroTik's official distributors page to see all 500+ distributors across 145 countries, we thought a breakdown of product availability for the most sought-after locations might be helpful for our community of broadband service providers. 

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Samantha Albano

WiFi channels explained: What is WiFi channel width?

Does your WiFi signal keep dropping, or are you continually fighting with slow network speeds? If either of these situations sounds familiar, there's a high probability your wireless network is experiencing interference. The good news is you're not alone: 30% of smart device owners report they too experience wireless connectivity issues, many of whom also cite turning to WiFi extenders and mesh ...

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Sam Stelfox

What is Gafgyt malware? Smart home cybersecurity news [October 2019 edition]

Last month, we shared about major vulnerabilities affecting popular router brands, such as D-Link, Lenovo, and ASUS. Vulnerable wireless routers have made the cut for our smart home cybersecurity news roundup again with the recent news of a new Gafgyt malware variant.

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Nehemiah Blackburn

Minim feature spotlight: Guest WiFi network assistance

In this Minim feature spotlight edition, I'll review Guest WiFi Network Assistance. This tool empowers service providers to help callers create and manage a guest WiFi network. For the subscriber, a guest WiFi network can tame devices amassing in the home by safeguarding the main WiFi network from visitor over-utilization and security threats.

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [September 2019]

Smart home cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic as more vulnerabilities are found in consumer IoT. Vulnerable targets disclosed this month include millions of mobile phone models and several popular smart home routers.

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