Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based interfaces—most people probably don’t tweak many options after purchasing a new router. They log in, change the name and passwords for their wifi networks, and call it a day.
Netgear has confirmed that several of its routers, including the R7000, R6400, and R8000 have a security issues that could allow someone to take control of your router if you click a malicious URL.
We inherently have this fear of being known, but still want to be loved, be happy, and successful in what we do. The problem is, as Dr. Brene Brown—a researcher of human connection—points out, without embracing vulnerability and uncertainty we can't truly have any of those things we want.
Remember when Google announced that they were going to stop censoring search in China in response to cyber attacks against Google originating in China, then it turned out a vulnerability of Internet Explorer was to blame? Today, Microsoft released a ton of patches for every version of Internet Explorer from 5 to 8,…