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TP-Link Archer AC1900

Attack campaign compromises 300,000 home routers, alters DNS settings

Attackers have used a variety of techniques to exploit known vulnerabilities in router models from different manufacturers.

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Bugs & Fixes: Asus router vulnerability gives Plug and Play a new meaning

Turning on Universal Plug and Play causes any attached storage to be exposed to the Internet. A manual firmware fix is available.

Wi-Fi 'virus' could be used to attack wireless access points

Researchers used a specially-crafted virus called ‘Chameleon’ to attack access points, which could then spread the malware along wirelessly.

802.11ac routers

Many home wireless routers vulnerable, study finds

Amazon's 50 top-selling routers are open to attack, researchers at Tripwire report.

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Asus, Linksys router exploits tell us home networking is the vulnerability story of 2014

Buggy firmware, sloppy design, and careless users mean easy pickings for online hackers.

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Exploit released for vulnerability targeted by Linksys router worm

The list of affected router models is larger than previously thought

Cybercriminals compromise home routers to attack online banking users

Attackers changed the DNS configuration of vulnerable home routers to mount man-in-the-middle attacks against users in Poland.

Trendnet TEW-805UB review: Low-priced adapter delivers lackluster performance and features

This 802.11ac Wi-Fi client USB adapter is small and cheap, but it's also slow.

Netgear A6200 review: Good up close and flat-out fabulous at long range

This adapter finished in second place up close, but it took first place when the client was far away from the router.

Linksys WUSB6300 review: Mediocre performance doesn't jibe with higher price

There just aren’t many reasons to consider this 802.11ac Wi-Fi client USB adapter.