Wi-Fi Warning: ISP-Provided Routers Put You at Risk

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Paul Wagenseil

Senior Editor
Apr 11, 2014
This is an ongoing problem that's been flying under the radar for a long time. The issues raised here probably don't affect people in the US, but there are loads of other router-related problems that due.

Well, that's the point of the article -- many routers in the U.S. have similar issues. If you have DSL service, the phone company often gives you a combo modem-router. If you have cable broadband, you usually supply your own stand-alone router while the ISP provides the modem, but most people will buy the cheapest router they can find. Neither scenario is a guarantee of much safety.

Do you have a link to RouterCheck so that others reading this can use it?
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