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

Global weakness pummels markets - January 27, 2015 - There's been a slugfest in the stock market since the beginning of the year.

David Lazarus

FCC seeks broadband speeds with wow factor; telecom firms say, 'Whoa' - January 29, 2015 - Broadband Internet in this country just got a whole lot faster.

Korky Vann

The Weekend's Sales: Baby Clothes, Furniture - January 29, 2015 - >>Starting Sunday, Feb. 1, Toy Chest, 975 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, will hold its annual February furniture...

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