Arris Surfboard SBG7580-AC : The Router That Comes With an Antivirus Protection

A router that comes with a built-in antivirus sounds cool right? It could protect our online transactions and prevent us from stumbling into any unauthorized websites.

Well we have found a router that comes with MacAfee antivirus built inside it. Though MacAfee is not the best antivirus, some sort of protection is better than no protection.

The Arris Surfboard SBG7580-AC is the router that comes with an antivirus. You might have an antivirus installed on your PC, but the protection is limited to the PC or the platform where the security solution is installed. Well, the Arris Surfboard is a one-of-a-kind router that extends its security to all the devices connected to the routers network.

The device relies on the MacAfee’s Global Threat Intelligence to flag a potentially dangerous websites. For example, if you visit a dangerous website, you will see pop-up saying that the website is not secure. This can greatly reduce the number of malware infected PC’s worldwide.

The router also provides you with basic features you see in other routers like QOS,IP Filtering, Firewall etc. Also, you don’t have to remember the login password anymore; the router comes with an Android and iOS application to control the entire router.

Here are the Pros of Arris Surfboard SBG7580-AC :

Supports 802.11ac WiFi access point
Has 4 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
Perfect for hard-core gamer’s and video streamers
Supports download speeds of upto 1.4 Gbps (LAN) and 1750 Mbps (WiFi)

Here are the cons of Arris Surfboard SBG7580-AC:

It is not compatible with ATT, Verizon or CenturyLink and requires a Cable Internet Service to work.
The build quality is not that great and design is pretty outdated.
No physical antennae, hence the wireless range is affected.

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PRICE : $189.00 (not available in India)
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So this is the review of the WiFi Router that comes with a built-in Antivirus Protection. if you loved my post, don’t forget to share it in social media. Have any suggestions? simply post a comment 🙂


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