Is Fing GDPR Compliant?

What is GDPR? GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) is an EU regulation that came into play on the 25 May 2018. It focuses on data protection and privacy for all people within the European Union and the European Economic Area. It aims to give people control over their personal […]

WiFi Intrusion Protection

WiFi is notoriously easy to hack, and what is worse is that hackers can come into our wireless network without us even knowing. Fingbox’s WiFi Intrusion Protection feature alerts you to attacks on your WiFi, so you can take action to protect your home. What Attacks Can the Fingbox Wireless Intrusion […]

Network Vulnerability Test

Networks are filled with entry points, and because of this, they are extremely easy to hack. The problem most homeowners face when securing their network is a lack of visibility of where these vulnerabilities are. How can you remove a weakness when you don’t even know where it is? Those […]

Why Am I Getting “DE:AD:C0:DE:CA:FE” On My Network?

Please do not worry – you are not being hacked! Since version 1.10.9 we added a “DHCP server finder” inside the FingBox. The purpose of this component is to discover every active DHCP server inside the network by sending fake request with the special MAC address “DE:AD:C0:DE:CA:FE”, which might be […]

How To Force a Fingbox Firmware Update

So you’ve looked at the Fingbox Release Notes, gone onto the Fing app to check your Fingbox’s firmware version and noticed you don’t have the latest firmware for the box? Fingbox updates are automatic but can take up to 24 hours to reach your box after it has been released by […]

Why Can’t Fing See MAC Addresses on iOS 11?

The Fing network scanner sadly cannot show MAC addresses on iOS 11. The reason for this is that Apple has blocked any app from accessing MAC addresses in the ARP table of the iPhone’s Operating System (iOS). Therefore, MAC addresses can no longer be captured during a network scan performed on an […]

Plug & Play Network Security

Is Fingbox a plug and play network security tool? Yes, Fingbox is a plug and play network security tool. It has been designed as a complete plug & play subscription free system which does not require any additional hardware components. Everything you need to use Fingbox is included with your […]

Who needs a network security tool?

The Fingbox network security toolkit is for anyone with a network. It is aimed at anyone wishing to protect their home network and gain visibility over what’s happening including early adopters, families, students, pensioners, vacation homes, rental properties. It’s designed for anyone that has a network that wants to secure […]

Wi-Fi Bands compatibility

Does Fingbox support all Wi-Fi bands? Fingbox supports all Wi-Fi bands. The DigitalFence feature Fingbox has a dedicated 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi interface. In the majority of cases, Wi-Fi enabled devices to keep probing periodically the 2.4Ghz spectrum even when they are connected to a Wi-Fi with 5Ghz channels only. So Fingbox […]