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LinkSys Router Security Flaw Discovered

7:43 pm on Nov 5, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Yowser - the biggest name in home networking has a flaw. If you have the popular BEFSR41 model, you'll want to read this:


8:03 pm on Nov 5, 2002 (gmt 0)

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We've been discussing it on another forum for a few days now. The single biggest thing to remind people of is that they should disable remote management. That will completely eliminate the vulnerability. As an aside, it's also a good idea to change the default administrator's password.