We have another unboxing to tell you about. This one is in the networking arena. As you saw in our recent deliveries article we now have an Asus RT-N16 wireless router. We have played with a few routers from Asus before and while they were not the fastest out there, they had some excellent features. With that in mind let’s take a look at what we find inside the box and get a good look at the RT-N16 from Asus.
One of the biggest items we have talked about is the mentality of companies when it comes to protecting their customers. Sure, they will spend a little money to offer some rudimentary protection, but in the end if they can get away with not spending money to keep things safe, well they will. This pattern has been shown time and time again with multiple services online, at banks (think ATM hacks) and pretty much anywhere there is a way to talk to the computer systems in question. Now, a pair of researchers has found that Time Warner, Comcast, Cox and probably many more are barely providing security for their customers who use their recommended hardware.