Comcast’s Xfinity Internet service will make tens of thousands of households vulnerable to hackers and other security threats by converting thousands of customers’ modems into Wi-Fi hotspots. That means anybody with a Wi-Fi device could log into the Internet and possibly hack into your computer once the “hotspot” is activated. To make matters worse, Comcast is not asking customers whether they want their modem to become a hotspot or not. Instead, it is simply switching the service on, according to Houston Chronicle. Anybody who has a Comcast login number will be able to access the Internet via the home Wi-Fi hotspots. That means any Comcast customer could use your system if the Wi-Fi is turned on. The good news is that there a way to turn this off. Read this article for more information.
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