Posts Tagged ‘Firmware’

postheadericon Malware in firmware: how to exploit a false sense of security

When thinking about security we generally take risk into account. It is well known that risk is a composition of likelihood and potential impact.

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postheadericon Black Hat: Hacking the firmware, the next frontier

Trick the firmware and you have access to the whole system. Here at Black Hat, there are a lot of people doing just that.

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postheadericon Latest Netgear Nighthawk R7000 Firmware Upgrade To Collect & Share Private Data

Netgear has revealed that the R7000 Nighthawk firmware will log specific activity information. See how you can stay private while still using an R7000 with DD-WRT firmware and FlashRouters.

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postheadericon Fixing New Asus Firmware Vulnerabilities

If you have an Asus RT-N or RT-AC router with stock Asus Firmware, you should install the latest firmware updates released for these models.

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postheadericon Preventing The New Linksys Firmware DDoS Vulnerability

Another Linksys Firmware Vulnerability Flaw has been exposed. Interested in finding a way to prevent it? A FlashRouter with DD-WRT firmware can help.

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postheadericon Why You Should Use Custom Open Source Firmware on a WiFi Router?

In this day and age, there’s no good reason to count on your router’s stock firmware. FlashRouters explains the necessity of custom firmware.

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postheadericon Fix The Latest Major Netgear Router Firmware Bug

A new vulnerability has been discovered in Netgear firmware. If you want to avoid the Netgear Firmware Bug, look into Open Source Firmware.

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postheadericon Siemens-branded CCTV webcams require urgent firmware patch

Your business’s CCTV camera could be coughing up your admin passwords. Patch now, or regret later.

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postheadericon Open Source Router Firmware Allowed on TP-Link Routers Thanks to FCC

TP-Link locked open source firmware out of their routers in response to new FCC rules. Now the FCC is telling TP-Link that they must allow open source router firmware.

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postheadericon Four of the Best Asus Routers for DD-WRT Firmware

Looking for a powerful, feature-heavy wireless network that only DD-WRT firmware can provide? These Asus routers ought to do the trick.

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