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Flter: A Secure Router to Protect Your Home Network

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If you’re looking for a simpler way to tunnel all your bandwidth through a secure VPN, block ads, or enjoy anonymous computing through the Tor network you can simply install a Flter security router on your network. Flter is Designed to hook up to your router or modem either over Wi-Fi or a wired Ethernet connection.

Privacy With Flter.

Flter is designed to serve as an alternative access point for all your devices. You connect Flter to it instead of the router and enjoy the more robust security features it offers without having to install a single extra software. Flter was created to make privacy and security more accessible and easier to use by providing coverage that works seamlessly across all internet connected devices.

Cylindrical Design.

Flter is a cylinder-shaped device measuring 2.5 x 5 inches, so it should be easy to find space for in any shelf or table around the house. It comes with built-in VPN access to a series of servers in over 20 countries. There is also an integrated ad-blocker to make your online experience completely ad-free. For ultra-secure computing, it also comes with built-in access to the Tor network.

Features.

VPN Support: A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a secure connection between your computer and another computer over their internet. Flter provides VPN security to all your devices simultaneously. As well as gaming consoles and media players.
Blocking: Flter blocks ads, trackers, malware, and telemetry services at the router level. This protection is provided to every connected device.
Wi-Fi: You can connect your devices via Wi-Fi or Ethernet port on the back.
Website Protection: Active web protection keeps you safe from fake websites that try to harm your computer.
Auto Updates: Lists and security features are updated automatically. You can select what you want updated or turn this feature off entirely. The team at Flter is working hard to create a system of apps that run on Flter. Developers can create easily installed plugins for added functionality.

Easy to Set Up and Use.

Flter works with any router/modem. Just plug in the power and Flter will start working automatically and can be configured within the app. To connect to Flter as a separate WiFi access point, you need to plug Flter into an ethernet-out port of your router or modem. To get easy VPN protection switch between your home router’s WiFi and Flter’s. In relay mode, Flter can connect to your home WiFi and extend the range for a stronger WiFi signal.

Connecting to a Specific Region.

Once you connect Flter you can operate it entirely from the app or web interface. Just touch the slider and Flter will automatically connect to the closest region. You can choose a specific region to get around geographic restrictions to connect to the region of choice. Flter will connect all of your devices to the selected region.

Creating Lists.

Flter creates a lists of malicious websites, harmful ad networks, trackers, malware, and telemetry services. It then automatically blocks any incoming connections these services try to make. With the help of Flter you’ll never see a malicious ad again. You can create your own lists or whitelist sites to support your favorite content providers. Parents can also create their own lists if they want to block certain websites from their family network.

Pledge on Kickstarter.

The Flter app for iOS and Android, and the web interface, allows you to change connection modes or configure more advanced settings. A Kickstarter campaign is currently running for Flter. You can reserve one for pledges starting at $100.

Rajiv Patil
Rajiv is one of the founders of Nimblechapps, a web and mobile development company based out of India. At Nimblechapps he overlooks delivery, product development and often lends a hand to the in house development team. His personal interest include Travel, Food and Motorcycling.