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Your router: Gateway for hackers

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Aug 14, 2015.

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    It is generally accepted in IT that the weakest link in the security chain is the fallible and frequently careless human.

    But a close second, many experts say, is the router – the device that connects people to the Web, sometimes called “the backbone of the Internet” – which is dangerously vulnerable to skilled hackers.

    Those experts have been issuing alarms for some time, but they say that, so far, things have not changed much.

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