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Netgear *firmware* (Score:5, Insightful) by c ( 8461 ) writes: on Sunday December 11, 2016 @02:44PM (#53464103) Stop using Netgear firmware. Customers imply that Netgear makes configuration difficult so that Netgear can charge for help. Really people, there is ZERO reason you should be buying anything with the Netgear name new *or* used. IMHO, some of the complainers either didn't reset before and after or didn't correctly upgrade their firmware.That indicates that there is no internal mechanism to prevent faulty installation of firmware. http://controlpanelsource.com/web-browser/web-browser-question.html

A PC-Engines APU2 board will use 6-10W and cost around $100. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2) by Agripa ( 139780 ) writes: I am still using my ancient Celeron 300A for my pfsense router. No more. It'll never be abused. :)I'd rather not give the government the legal authority to remotely screw me over for "internet safety" or some such nonsense. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/3840101.stm

It is about the same severity as any of your normal buffer overflows that you'll find in modern browsers, the only difference being that, unlike a buffer overflow, you can't fix http://www.linksysinfo.org/ind... [linksysinfo.org] Just about everything that's on the ASUS routers runs on the Netgear. NEXT POSTJustin Blanton | Getting More Out Of Gmail Justin Blanton | Getting More Out Of Gmail PREVIOUS POSTApple - Trailers - The Corporation The Corporation is a MUST SEE MOVIE! The loophole is being exploited to open a backdoor on a PC that could let criminals take control of a machine.

etc. Re: (Score:1) by AvitarX ( 172628 ) writes: Yeah, that set-up is easy peasy phone app.I had to install their app on a computer, and I think I need the same Also, review the firmware in the hard drive of the machine you compile it on, and also the firmware in the keyboard. After that Netgear charges for help.

It worked for me with that brand on at least one device. Re: (Score:2) by Zmobie ( 2478450 ) writes: DD-WRT actually has much better feature support than the stock firmware for most of the Netgear line. The vast majority of those are located in the United States.However, many more routers are not visible from the public Internet. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2) by FictionPimp ( 712802 ) writes: I'd love to do that, only the ERL and ERL-X can't handle my 1gbps internet connection.

I actually trust OpenWRT more than I trust my Cisco ASA, based on my twenty years of experience. This one is basically a wireless router, so it can be configured as your main router. For Firefox users, the NoScript Firefox extension can do that. Cert said: "Users should be aware that any website, even those that may be trusted by the user, may be affected by this activity and thus contain potentially malicious code." In

CERT cited "community reports" that indicate the R8000, firmware version 1.0.3.4_1.1.2, is also vulnerable.The warning comes amid increased concern about the security of home routers, following widespread attacks in recent weeks that https://www.stormfront.org/forum/t139626/ CERT on Friday issued a warning about the technique. Rock solid setup and operation. The reason Adobe is involved is that its Flash software, installed in almost all of the browsers out there, can be used for a clickjacking exploit.

Netgear, D-Link, TPLink, TrendNet - all crap (Score:1) by zerofoo ( 262795 ) writes: It's not cheap if you have to replace it annually when the manufacturer stops supporting the software have a peek at these guys Therefore, if a user clicks on a Web page, they may actually be clicking on content from another page." The government security agency also said the flaw affects most Web browsers I'm an electronics design engineer and programmer. Re: (Score:1) by Anonymous Coward writes: Not all modem/gateways have a bridge mode.

I don't use them for my router, I have a pfSense box for that.....the Linksys is strictly for wifi. Cancel reply Sign up for The Daily LedgerThe day's security news from The Security Ledger in one e-mail.Email AddressPreferred Format HTML Text unsubscribe from listA word from our sponsors:Our sponsors are:Visit So far the server/browser combination has not been given a single name. check over here Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Interesting timing ... (Score:2) by King_TJ ( 85913 ) writes: I was just complaining in a message thread on Facebook earlier today about Netgear product issues. (Netgear had some corporate shill David Duke. The negative reviews reflect 3 very serious issues: 1) Netgear does not publish sufficient information about how to configure its equipment, so many customers have severe difficulties. 2) Netgear's equipment is,

A search of the public internet using the Shodan search engine finds around 8,000 R6450 and R7000 devices that can be reached directly from the Internet and that would be vulnerable

Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2) by WD ( 96061 ) writes: It's remotely exploitable with no user interaction if the web admin stuff is exposed to the internet. Once downloaded the code redirects a browser to a Russian website which tries to install a program that opens a backdoor into the PC. Been great working with everyone there. @mikebfarrell @SaraSorcher… https://t.co/W4HWTmR05wMarch 17, 2017Amid Persistent Dumping and Leaks, the Data Privacy movement awaits a spark. Without JavaScript enabled, you might want to turn on Classic Discussion System in your preferences instead.

I think we need government bricking (Score:2) by BlueCoder ( 223005 ) writes: I think a new law is needed making it legal for the government to hack devices/computers for the But the first thing I do when I get a new router is change the default IP address precisely to prevent this sort of thing, and to avoid complications from subnet So all the malicious code needs is to try http://routerlogin.net/ [routerlogin.net] - if you're using one of the Netgears, that's the admin interface. this content Or at least the ones having to do with wifi configuration?

The cgi-bin URL simply doesn't check for http auth. Close Close Search 147 Comments Log In/Create an Account Comments Filter: All Insightful Informative Interesting Funny The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. At least then security and support issues will be your ISP's problem.The problem is most ISP's don't give a fuck if you get hacked and they hand you some Netgear AIO My R7000 with latest V1.0.7.2_1.1.93 is vulnerable.

It's a broader more than pentesting proper because we also find weaknesses that aren't strictly part of pentesting.> You actually finding new gaps or just learning how to exploit known issues?Mostly Slashdot reader chicksdaddy quotes Security Ledger's story about certain models of Netgear's routers: Firmware version 1.0.7.2_1.1.93 (and possibly earlier) for the R7000 and version 1.0.1.6_1.0.4 (and possibly earlier) for the R6400 No, create an account now. Is it at least just as stable with a large number of high-bandwidth clients?

He said, given the severity of the patch, he expected Netgear to act to patch it and "did not expect it to get this big."A search of the public Internet using Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. They seem to top out in the 6-700 hundred range and the netgear router my ISP provided me can hit 860's. I happen to have one for lab purposes.