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Netgear was told in January its routers can be hacked and hijacked. This week, first patches released – after exploits, details made public


Just Another Reason Not to buy Netgear

I've avoided Netgear products for a long time now. The only thing I'd buy from them is a 5 or 8 port unmanaged switch as they seem to be able to make them reasonably well for low cost but there's plenty of other players in that space now too. I had a nasty bug in Netgear ProSmart switches that would let broadcast traffic traverse VLAN boundaries such as DHCP requests, played havoc on a LAN until I found it. Netgears approach to security has always been very ordinary.

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