There's a practical gem of a story in the back pages of the Wall Street Journal for Tuesday March 21st. It's called "How to Secure Your Smart Home", and it includes a simple set of five tips to help regular people protect their home routers from cyberattack. The tips include things like turning your router off occasionally to erase malware that may have made it into memory; enabling automatic updates from the manufacturer; and resetting the "admin" password that people often neglect to change. If you're not a subscriber you'll only see part of the story, so consider looking it up in your local library, where you can find it with help and read it in peace.
We don't often get into cybersecurity matters here, but with recent news about governement-sponsored intrusions, it's good to see practical tips getting some attention too. In fact, we have a few of our own -- check them out, and let us know if you have suggestions.