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New Linksys vulnerability


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#1 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:32 PM

Linksys still hasn't fixed many routers where a feature that allows bypassing the WPA key cannot be disabled, and they have a new vulnerability.

Linksys says this only affects the WRT54GL, hopefully that's true.

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#2 OFFLINE   wilbur_the_goose

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:38 AM

I just dumped my Linksys router. Replaced it with an ASUS, and I couldn't be happier.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 08:54 AM

That's one reason why I use DD-WRT on my Linksys routers.

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:33 AM

I just dumped my Linksys router. Replaced it with an ASUS, and I couldn't be happier.


I can't say that I'm surprised, but I do find it irresponsible of Linksys to, a year later, still list many of their routers as "TBD" for a WPS fix. That and the cloud issue, plus Linksys being in a state of flux with Cisco wanting to sell it, no way would I recommend their products.




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