News tagged: Router
Two vulnerabilities in dozens of Netgear router models have been highlighted by Trustwave researchers. If they're exploited, hackers can recover your router's administrative password. The exploit only applies if your router accepts administration from outside the network.
There are various routers available on the market, but Xiaomi decided to design a smarter router. The new Mi Router HD is not a normal wireless networking device. It is designed to maintain connectivity in your home or office that also has a surveillance-class hard drive inside.
Multiple Netgear router models are vulnerable to attacks that could enable hackers to intercept your data. The company has confirmed a vulnerability exists in R8000, R7000, and R6400 routers. It confirmed the problem after CERT verified the routers may not be secure.
Deutsche Telekom, the parent company of T-Mobile, was attacked over the weekend. Hackers attempted to infect home routers with malware, but they weren't successful. Deutsche Telekom says the malware was unable to spread, though the attack did result in temporary problems.
Google Wifi, something that we didn't anticipate from today's press conference, is a new smart router for modular, customizable home networking. It comes in two versions - as a single unit or in a multipack, and both models are far cheaper than some other solutions.
Netgear has a new router kit capable of eliminating dead zones and offering notably fast WiFi around your home. The Orbi system comes with a router and a satellite, allowing up to 4,000 square feet to be fully covered. Netgear's Orbi is also easy to set up.
The Eero router is now headed to those who preordered it and the team behind the router claims it has managed to get rid of WiFi dead zones. If your home is large enough, you will normally encounter areas with little/no service, but Eero has addressed the dead zones.
Google now has its own router. The OnHub, which was just announced, is a simple easy-to-use router that'll be available for $200. Google says this router offers high performance, an easy setup, and a way to connect smart home devices. The OnHub uses a cylindrical tower design.
The Eero is a new, stylish router from the same designers responsible for Nest. Eero is meant to be stylish because it can be easily placed in an optimal place without ruining a home or office's look. There are also smart features included with the router that
WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) features on routers are meant to keep them secure, but researchers have revealed that at least in some routers, it is possible to completely bypass WPS. A technique for bypassing the security setup has been detailed, and if you use