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Computer Routers Face Hijack Risk: Study


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 19 February 2007 - 02:08 PM

Researchers at the University of Indiana and Symantec Corp. are warning that about half of internet users with a home router are vulnerable to having the hardware hijacked. The researchers found that home router users are susceptible to attackers who could change settings on the devices to divert traffic without the owner's knowledge...The attack appears to work on all major consumer versions of routers, such as those made by Linksys, Belkin, Netgear and D-Link,...

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Posted 19 February 2007 - 02:30 PM

And yet another "+", for Firefox's NoScript extension. :thumbsup:
Thanks for the information, quietman7.
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Posted 19 February 2007 - 02:35 PM

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