Owners of Netgear routers can now buy some extra security features.

Netgear Armor, powered by security firm Bitdefender, is an add-on security service that helps protect your home network.

Via a firmware upgrade, you get a 90-day free trial.

You then have to pay $7 a month or $70 per year (about £50 or AU$90) if you want to keep it.

The subscription includes the Bitdefender Family Pack antimalware software for Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android devices.

It's designed to monitor your home network and block threats like phishing websites and viruses.

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