How to stop your smart home from being hijacked

Your home internet connection could be leaving you vulnerable to an attack from criminals.

The internet connection that goes into your house may be via a tiny wire —but it’s got big vulnerabilities which get larger all the time.

And many of us don’t realize the router may be our weakest link.

All of our devices – tablets, cellphones, computers, email, banking and more flow through your router.

And right now routers are a target.

In May, CBS 17 told you about an FBI warning on Russian hackers going after routers with malware to exploit your device and  collect information

Security expert Craig Petronella says it’s still a big issue.

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