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AVG Wants Your Home Router to Fight Internet of Things Malware

AVG fights malware on your router

Following the recent Mirai Dyn DDoS attack, anti-virus and security company AVG believes the way to stop IoT devices from getting infected in the first place, is to put the security on your router – i.e. “the door to your home”. They believe they can achieve this with their Chime operating system.

instead of putting anti-virus tech or other security protections on each individual device, it’s the router that aims to secure home networks instead. In a future release, Chime will also be able to scan networks for known vulnerabilities, and inform the user what devices they own are particularly at risk

Read the full article on Motherboard