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Will 2018 give us an answer how long OEMs should provide us with firmware updates?

2018 will be the year of leaks, that’s already for sure. We still get the waves and impacts from last year attacks of KRACK, Meltdown & Spectre among other almost daily upcoming data breaches.

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Best Firmware For Your Router?

Routers traditionally come packed with firmware that is accessible and configured in GUI format. Often, the amount the user can configure is rather limited, and monitoring tools can be few and far between…or even non-existent!

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By ‘flashing’ firmware onto your router, you can have more options to play with and make little tweaks that perhaps you couldn’t previously. Basically, you start off with your existing ‘stock’ firmware – stock firmware refers to the firmware shipped with your router.