U.S. government warns of hack threat to network gear

CERT has been in contact with over 200 manufacturers of electronic networking equipment after a security firm released details of widespread vulnerabilities.  The problem stems from a feature  called uPnP which was conceived and designed to increase interoperability and compatibility between devices found in a network.

Read the full article at Reuters.

I found the protocol enabled by default on 5 client devices today.  It is recommend the feature be turned off.  Each device has a different procedure for disabling the feature.

As always, please let us know if you require any assistance with your network.


If you enjoyed this article, get new ones by email (it's free).


You can unsubscribe anytime and we will never share or sell your email address.

Leave a Reply