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Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router: Faster than anything we've tested
When Linksys first showed me a WRT1900AC prototype last year, I thought to myself, wow: I hope its performance lives up to its audacious looks. The...
Heartbleed Bug hits at heart of many Cisco, Juniper products
The Heartbleed Bug, a flaw in OpenSSL that would let attackers eavesdrop on Web, e-mail and some VPN communications, is a vulnerability that can be...
Cisco gets fresh mid-range router competition
OneAccess, the branch office router company that’s a major competitor to Cisco overseas, is launching new products for the mid-range router market.
Cisco patches vulnerabilities in small business routers and wireless LAN controllers
Cisco Systems released new firmware versions for some of its small business routers and wireless LAN controllers in order to address vulnerabilities...
Cisco execs address defective memory component issues with routers, switches
Cisco executives in a roundtable session with reporters this week addressed the industry’s memory component degradation issue in products developed...
Cisco revamps enterprise product pricing
In an effort simplify enterprise customer procurements, Cisco is implementing a licensing model for data center, WAN and access product purchases.
Cisco revamps enterprise product pricing
SAN JOSE -- In an effort simplify enterprise customer procurements, Cisco is implementing a licensing model for data center, WAN and access product...
Attack campaign compromises 300,000 home routers, alters DNS settings
A group of attackers managed to compromise 300,000 home and small-office wireless routers, altering their settings to use rogue DNS servers,...
First Look: Cisco ACI re-imagines the enterprise data center network
Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is a revolutionary re-thinking of how to provision and manage data center networks. While the early...
FIRST LOOK: Cisco Nexus 9000
The Cisco Nexus 9000 series, the fruit of Cisco's Insieme spin-in, is more than another fast router -- it's a change in the way that high-end routers...
Juniper, Nokia hooking up?
Nokia is reportedly considering acquiring Juniper Networks and combining it with its Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) business to increase U.S....
Asus, Linksys router exploits tell us home networking is the vulnerability story of 2014
If you're using network-attached storage, video surveillance equipment, or remote router management software, beware of dodgy firmware--it's...
Exploit released for vulnerability targeted by Linksys router worm
Technical details about a vulnerability in Linksys routers that's being exploited by a new worm have been released Sunday along with a...
Worm 'TheMoon' infects Linksys routers
A self-replicating program is infecting Linksys routers by exploiting an authentication bypass vulnerability in various models from the vendor's...
Juniper should reevaluate switching, security products investor says
Juniper's switching and security products are underperforming in the market, says an investor recommending the company review strategic options for...
Asus simplifies router configuration to protect external hard drives
Asus is now distributing a firmware update that will change the default security settings on its broadband routers after files on thousands of...
Cisco promises to fix admin backdoor in some routers
Cisco Systems promised to issue firmware updates removing a backdoor from a wireless access point and two of its routers later this month. The...
Juniper SDN engineer lands at Brocade
Brocade has named former Cisco and Juniper engineer Benson Schliesser as distinguished engineer, responsible for helping shape the company's network...
Juniper SDN veteran lands at Brocade
Brocade has named former Cisco and Juniper engineer Benson Schliesser as distinguished engineer, responsible for helping shape the company's network...
Default settings leave external hard drives connected to Asus routers wide open
Files on thousands of hard drives connected to broadband routers from Asus are easily accessible over the Internet due to unsecure default settings,...