Posts Tagged ‘Netgear’

Netgear Releases First Final Firmware Updates for Router Security Issue

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

If you’ve got a Netgear router in your office or home, it’s probably a good idea to be aware of this fix for a recent security glitch.

Netgear has released the first batch of production firmware fixes for company routers affected by a serious security vulnerability. Cert issued a warning on December 9, 2016 that several Netgear routers are vulnerable to arbitrary command injection. Cert listed only two router models but has since then added other models to the list.

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Find Out if Your Router is Listening on Backdoor Port 32764

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

It’s nice that there’s a relatively easy fix for this problem, but I’m still wondering why so many routers have this problem in the first place …

Some days ago it became public knowledge that some routers, that’s devices used for establishing Internet connections among other things, are listening on the undocumented port 32764. First, it was only discovered in one device, the Linksys WAG200G, but it was soon discovered that many routers were also listening on that port. Among the devices are the Cisco WAP4410N-E, the Netgear DGN2000, the OpenWAG200, or the LevelOne WBR3460B.

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Netgear DGND3700 N600 ADSL2+ Fibre Cable Router Review

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Come to think of it, I could use a new router at home too …

Recently Netgear sent me their new DGND3700 router for review, which was very lucky as mine was playing up at the time.  Now on the face of it you might not think the arrival of a router for review would be anything exciting, in this case you could very well be wrong.  This model is one of the company’s top-end N600 range and it somehow manages to pack in just about every feature you could ever want in a router.  The big question though is, is it any good?

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