Questions tagged [router]

A router is a networking device that routes forwards between networks. A router generally has two or more data connections allowing data to be routed between networks.

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Should I trash my router if it still runs OpenSSL 0.9.8p and OpenVPN 2.2.2 in 2017?

I have the Easybox 904 xDSL router from Vodafone (Germany) running the latest firmware 03.17.01.17. I wanted to upgrade the firmware but found out that the latest version is from 2015 - no updates ...
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Comodo Firewall HIPS (Paranoid Mode) Regedits

Old time lurker and odd poster here with a general question. I think this might fall more in the nature of understanding system processes. I've activated comodo HIPS on paranoid mode to firstly see ...
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What vulnerabilities are associated with port triggering?

Background To address a VoIP voice lag issue, my provider added port triggering rules for over 42,000 ports on my router, which seemed sloppy. And as I understand it, port triggering should only be ...
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(Public) IP address [x.x.x.x] of Synology has been blocked by SSH

For the past few months I regularly see alerts on my Synology about SSH connection being blocked. Somebody (here a nice Chinese guy from 222.186.15.158) was attempting to connect to my NAS with the ...
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Blocking facebook on Cisco RV042 Router Issue

I have this router and have configured some Access rules to block facebook. I was only able to block them when accessing facebook via "web browser" on both mobile and desktops. Both www.facebook.com ...
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Should I buy separate devices for router/modem? If I do, would ISP have access to router firmware?

I own a router/modem combo (an Arris/Motorola). I have noticed that every time I change ISPs, the login interface of the router changes. I think this is because the ISPs push different versions of ...
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Router reporting DoS-Attack from rival provider

In my (netgear) routers logs there are entries like the following, often multiple times a second since quite some time. [DoS Attack: RST Scan] from source: 80.218.64.172, port 10646, Tuesday, ...
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Astonishing Recent Belkin Router Auth Bypass Vulnerability: CSRF Used to Exploit?

I was visiting the CERT site main page today for another reason when I glanced at the list of recent vulnerability bulletins and came across some news I had somehow missed before today: a notice that ...
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Strange ufw logs

When securing my device (ubuntu) I noticed strange ufw logs. I am behind a router which should be blocking these kinds of requests? I realise these are using port 443 but I was under the impression ...
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A VPN Server On Router Versus A Conventional Computer?

So we have an OpenVPN Server running on a Synology File Server. We have SSH into the Synology to have custom certificate keys and a password for two factor authentication. This is working well, and ...
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Wi-Fi passphrase changed overnight—bug or attack?

This morning I discovered that the WPA-Personal passphrase of my residential ISP–provided wireless router had been truncated to the first 3 characters. Everything else in its configuration appeared to ...
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Connected devices to router are hidden

I was scanning devices connected to my WiFi with netdiscover(Kali linux).I was unable to find any device. I only get Router's IP and MAC address. It does not show any device although i have connected ...
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Are parts of my system susceptible to IP based malicious attack even with effective IPtables rules?

Yesterday I installed Cent OS 6 and had to flush the default IPtables rules (IPtables -F) in order to access a web app via my browser. Having very little experience with Linux/Network security this ...
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Management interface on Cisco router

In my company we had firewall as edge device with the internet. Behind this central firewall we have management network. Now we had to put Cisco router in front of central firewall, as part of some ...
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Why computer answers an Arp Request made by Itself

I am studying about arp, and I want to know more about how it works. Right now, I am using Wireshark and this function that returns the mac address from a given ip address ipAddress: ...
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Is my router not capable for WAN security

I am using Dlink Dir 600 L. Current Firmware Version :2.04 Current Firmware Date : Tue 15 Oct 2013 I checked Dlink's website and found no new firmware. I also tried DD-WRT and openwrt but cant ...
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D-Link DIR-655 router compromised?

I'm trying to secure the home router (DIR-655 h/w version B1) of a family member and want to make sure it isn't already compromised. I installed it for them a few years ago but then didn't have access ...
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Open Ports (WAN side) on Netgear R7000 Router using nmap

An nmap scan (WAN side) on my Netgear R7000 router indicates that there are two ports open: 80/tcp (http) and 1720/tcp (h323q931). My method to perform a WAN side scan on the router is to access the ...
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Hydra hangs after 16 attempts

When I try to brute-force my router's admin page, Hydra is never making more than 16 attempts. After 16 attacks I receive only status updates with less and less tries per minute. Beside that, all ...
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How to know if I have been infected with trojan horse through Fritz Box exploit?

This is my first post on here, and the first time I put serious thoughts into network security. I think I have an serious security issue in my network. It seems like someone somehow injected a ...
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UDP flood from my own IP

A few moments ago I was trying to open Youtube when the browser (Chrome) notified me that I have no internet connection. All of my cable connections were OK. I disconnected the cable from my computer ...
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Gargoyle (OpenWRT) firewall routing for VPN

At present I have Gargoyle setup on my WNDR3700 to connection to a VPN provider in order to provide a little privacy. However this prevents me from connecting remotely to my home network. Previously I ...
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how to redirect http request to burp proxy with a dns server like dnschef?

I was wondering how an attacker could "own" my network if he got access to my router administration page. I have setup my router dns option to point to my kali-linux box with the dns proxy "dnschef" ...
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ARPSpoof to redirect all traffic from Wi-Fi to ethernet

I have 2 routers. The first Router is connected to the Internet and the second one is an old model I found. Now I want to open a Wi-Fi Hotspot on the old Router without the Internet and connect my ...
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Strange IPs in Active connections

I have an ASUS RT-AC66U router, and I'm not the most tech-savvy individual. Earlier today, the router login prompt appeared in my browser, even though I hadn't gone to 192.168.1.1. I was nervous about ...
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Should Group Key Update Interval be Off or On?

My router has this option and I was wondering if it should be turned off or on for better security? If it is better security to leave it on what is the best interval for maximum security?
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Do you need to update a router that is set in bridge mode?

Since a router in bridge mode works like a modem, do you need to even update it?
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Open Ports at ISPs Gateway

I am working to set up OpenVPN access to my home network. To do this, I had to contact my ISP, because they had the necessary port blocked at the Gateway/Router that I do not have access to. In my ...
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Why doesn't the fluxion attack steal credentials when authenticating to the network?

I ask this question because i am not happy with the answer here In a normal attack such as fluxion. You send DEAUTH packets to the victim wifi. Clone their access point and host an open wifi. Let the ...
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DMZ to Virtualbox VM with pfSense

It is safe to make a DMZ to a VirtualBox VM that has pfSense installed with two network cards one on bridge and one on intnet. The DMZ would do this by indicating the ip of pfSense to the router. ...
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VPN Server Inside VPN client on Router

This is a different context of an already asked question: In a few words: Sub-VPN or VPN SubNetwork... VPNsception? So I am using DD-WRT flashed router which connects as a client to VPN server "...
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WiFi Router, current status of security options?

I'm about to buy a new WiFi router tomorrow (probably) & I'm wondering what kind of security features I should choose (Like: AES, WPA2, DMZ, TKIP, SPI, ...) What is the current status of what is ...
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What is this NAT rule forwarding UDP port 1052?

I just went to have a look through some router settings today and found an unknown new entry in the NAT table, forwarding UDP port 1052 to the same port on a host which runs both Windows 7 and Linux. ...