How secure are off the shelf domestic routers?

Discussion in 'Network Routers' started by Brian Cryer, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. Brian Cryer

    Brian Cryer Guest

    Someone made the comment to me yesterday that if someone knows what they are
    doing they can crack a domestic router (linksys, netgear etc) in a couple of
    hours. Personally I think this is hogwash - but is there any truth in it?
    Are there methods to get through a domestic router (from the Internet,
    assuming no LAN access)? and if so what precautions should I be taking?

    Sorry, I appreciate this is vague, I'm more interested in if there is any
    truth to the rumour.

    Brian Cryer, Nov 7, 2012
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