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Toss routers with hardcoded passwords, expert says

Sometimes it is best to toss security-challenged technology, and that's the recommendation experts are giving to small businesses using a flawed router from a China-based manufacturer.

Startup builds intrusion prevention system for home networks

Attacks against routers and IoT devices will generate consumer demand for intrusion prevention systems, the company believes

Fifteen new vulnerabilities reported during router hacking contest

Five popular router models were hacked during the SOHOpelessly Broken competition at DefCon 22

Many home routers supplied by ISPs can be compromised en masse, researchers say

Some ISP servers used to manage routers provisioned to customers can be hacked from the Internet, researchers from Check Point said

Cisco patches traffic snooping flaw in operating systems used by its networking gear

The vulnerability affects the OSPF routing protocol implementation on Cisco networking equipment

Netgear Nighthawk X6 802.11ac Wi-Fi router

Netgear Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router review: The best router for a crowded house

It’s not the fastest, but it can do tricks the competition can’t.

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10 cool makerspaces to explore now

Got an itch to get your hands on a welding machine, laser cutter or 3D printer? We highlight intriguing public spaces around the country where you can tinker to your heart's content.

Open Wireless Router firmware aims for better router security, network performance

The new custom router firmware will allow users to share their wireless networks, but could also improve their router's security

11 offbeat battery chargers: Portable power with a twist

There's no need for a portable phone charger to be boring -- here are 11 chargers for your smartphone (or tablet) that are both useful and creative.

Home router security to be tested in upcoming hacking contest

Researchers will compete to exploit previously unknown vulnerabilities in popular home routers

Vulnerability exposes some Cisco home wireless devices to hacking

Specially crafted HTTP requests could trigger remote code execution on the affected devices, Cisco said

SDN system controls hundreds of Cisco routers; saves contractor time, money

MWH Global’s software-defined WAN automates remote project site establishment.

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Juniper hones product development for cloud, intelligent networks

EVP Rahim says melding platform and software groups will better align products for end-to-end implementation

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Chambers to retire this fall?

Report cites people familiar with chatter inside Cisco

SDN seen slowing spending on routers, switches

Market research and analysis firms note 'hesitation' due to network transformation

15 hot Kickstarter tech campaigns

I know Kickstarter wants to be seen as a crowdfunding platform for the broadest range of projects, but I have little interest in backing a hairball collection in Scotland or a book on the manhole covers of Bombay, worthy...

CiscoLive 2014: Best Cisco Live Ever!

"Summer Camp for IT Geeks"

Cisco Live lives it up at 25

It started with a sobering declaration and ended with what for some was an inebriating party.

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