Home Network Protection
Home Network Protection includes hacked router detection and a list of devices on your network. Home routers are highly vulnerable to malware used to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS). This feature can identify a hacked router. Also provides you with an easy-to-access list of connected devices, with devices categorized by type (e.g. printer, router, mobile device, etc.), to show you who is connected.
Each device that is connected to your network is displayed in sonar view. Hover over an icon to view basic information about the device such as network name and date last seen. Click and icon to view detailed information about the device.
To display information for all connected devices in table view click . Table view displays the same data as sonar view but in an easy-to-read format. You can filter devices based on the following criteria using the drop-down menu:
•devices connected to current network only
•devices connected to all networks
There are two dialog windows displayed by the Home Network Protection module:
New device connected to network – If a previously unseen device connects to the network while the user is connected a notification will be displayed.
New network devices found – If you reconnect to your home network and a previously unseen device is present, a generic notification will be displayed.
Hacked router detection helps you identify a hacked router and increases your level of protection when connected to a foreign network. Click Scan router to manually perform a scan of the router you are currently connected to.
When the router scan is complete, a notification with a link to basic information about the device will be shown.