Biography

Kevin Hunt is The Hartford Courant’s consumer columnist and Smarter Living editor. He also writes one of the longest-running consumer electronics/home technology columns in the country that appears weekly in The Chicago Tribune and other Tribune Newspapers, including The Courant, and is distributed nationally by the McClatchy-Tribune wire service.

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Kevin Hunt - The Bottom Line

Kevin Hunt - The Bottom Line

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What Is Ransomware? A Woodstock Family Finds Out

What Is Ransomware? A Woodstock Family Finds Out

January 12, 2015

The ransomware attack that hit the Florrick, Agos & Lockhart law firm was television fantasy in an October episode of "The Good Wife," but Jim Maloney of Woodstock knows the realities of a computer held hostage.

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CONSUMER COLUMNISTS

Kevin Hunt - The Electronic Jungle

Kevin Hunt: Belkin's WeMo Crock-Pot, the smart slow cooker - December 1, 2014 - I will not defend a Wi-Fi-connected can opener, doorbell or toaster, but I will defend almost everything about Belkin's Crock-Pot Smart...

Gail MarksJarvis

Taxpayer clinics help fill void left by IRS budget cuts - January 26, 2015 - Just hope you don't have any questions when you try to figure out your taxes this year.

David Lazarus

What happens when credit reporting firms think you're dead? - January 22, 2015 - George Sledge isn't dead.

Korky Vann

Jewelry, Needlecrafts, Books And Mags Among Weekend Sales - January 22, 2015 - >>A Silver Lining, a jewelry and gift shop at 144 Main St, in Old Saybrook, is closing. Currently, merchandise,...

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