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Popular Belkin Wi-Fi routers plagued by unpatched security flaws

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    If your Wi-Fi network is using the popular Belkin N600 DB router, be warned: it may have several vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to take it over.

    Remote unauthenticated attackers could exploit the vulnerabilities to spoof DNS (Domain Name System) responses and direct users to rogue websites or trick users' browsers to change the device configuration, the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) at Carnegie Mellon University said Monday in an advisory.

    Furthermore, attackers with access to the local area network could bypass an affected router's authentication and take complete control over it, CERT/CC said.

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