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Networking buying guide

Shopping for your home network? This buying guide will keep you connected with the best options.

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What 420,000 insecure devices reveal about Web security

Using a simple technique, a researcher creates a benign botnet to survey the breadth of the Internet, and finds a back door flung wide open and beckoning the bad guys.

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IPv6 tunneling broken with latest AirPort updates

Apple's recent AirPort and Time Capsule updates may break IPv6 tunneling features in the devices, requiring a downgrade for those who use these features.

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IPv6

Every now and again, you have to rebuild the Internet from scratch. That's what began in earnest in 2012, as the rollout of IPv6 made way for all our connected devices.

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TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless N Nano Router: Multiple Wi-Fi roles in a tiny box

The tiny TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless N Nano Router (TL-WR702N) offers more than you need to share an existing Internet connection. Plus, it looks like candy.

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Securifi Almond router trades a lot for touch-screen novelty

The Securifi Almond router makes setting up and maintaining a home network an easy job thanks to its touch-screen interface, but this networking device lacks almost anything else.

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The U.N. vs. the Internet: The fight escalates

The House is expected to advance a resolution condemning efforts by the U.N. to insert itself into governance of the Internet. But some interpret leaked documents as suggesting that the U.S. is being far too tepid in its responses to a key international communications treaty being negotiated in secret.

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This slide, labeled unclassified, from an FBI presentation says that tracing IP addresses through Whois has been part of investigations stemming from kidnappings, the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Mytob worm, and others. Click for larger image.

FBI, DEA warn IPv6 could shield criminals from police

The FBI, DEA, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police say IPv6 may erode their ability to trace Internet addresses -- and warn new laws may be necessary if industry doesn't do more.

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LinkedIn's leaky network security

Business network gets a pair of black eyes, while Flame continues to burn. Also: welcome to IPv6.

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What IPv6 means for you (FAQ)

The Internet has just changed forever, for real, thanks to IPv6. But chances are that you won't notice a thing -- at least not yet. Here's how IPv6 affects you.

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Top 5 IPv6-ready wireless routers

CNET editor Dong Ngo gives his pick of the top 5 routers that can handle IPv6 for homes and small businesses.

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Vint Cerf, a father of the Internet and Google's chief Internet evangelist

Internet lights up with new IPv6 connections

The next-generation Internet technology has been gradually arriving for years, but it takes a big step forward today with the World IPv6 Launch event.

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