[sf-lug] crackers may target routers, here are some defence ideas such as OpenWRT
maestro415 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 11:39:14 PDT 2015
'Possibly' check the OpenBSD network security forums and/or their network
howto pages, not sure, but a good direction, may even have ref.'s to linux
On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Alex Kleider <akleider at sonic.net> wrote:
> On 2015-08-18 08:36, jim wrote:
>> Here's a link to an article that claims
>> that world-wide crackers may be targetting
>> our routers because the routers are frail
>> from a security standpoint.
>> Set a long, complex password, turn off
>> uPnP and any other unneeded features, and--
>> most effective of all--re-fire the firmware
>> with OpenWRT.
>> We discussed this last night in the
>> SF-LUG meeting, and Bobbie found these
>> links to the Buffalo router products,
>> which use OpenWRT.
> There appears to be some confusion between OpenWRT and dd-wrt.
> I'm not up on these matters but I seem to remember being told that
> there are some fundamental differences as to 'open'ness.
> Can any one add to this (or refute!)?
>> Here is the URL to the Amazon Web page.
>> Here are two pages for the rest of the information about the free
>> router firmware and what works with it.
>> The Buffalo main page.
>> Thanks, Bobbie!
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