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Posted on: 23 May 2017 

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster

Netgear NightHawk users at risk!


It’s been reported that users of the Netgear NightHawk R7000 are been urged to check their settings if they upgraded the firmware last week. Netgear have added a remote data collection feature for this model.

The data that the feature may slurp up includes number of connected devices, IP address, serial number, LAN/WAN status and many more. Users are being urged to check their settings to see if this issue is affecting them. To many users this won’t be very alarming to them, many users don’t even change the default password for the router which is a big risk.

ITWiser offer wide range of services and solutions that can help prevent issues like this from affecting you and your business. We offer internal security audits and external security audits, these audits are designed to highlight issues inside and outside your network. For more information on these or on any of our other services please get in touch today.

The Register