D link routers firmware security update

The DNS of the D-Link router can be changed by third parties

DNS settings on some router models by D- can be modified without permission via the administration menu, from the web.


For this change and the attack, essentially, no control is required s, and can be used to redirect users to malicious online sites, with dangerous scripts or even phishing pages.

The report that has been created was published by Todor Donev, a member of the Bulgarian of Ethical Hacker security research, whose goal is to establish a community of professionals who bring innovation to the field of computer security.

His research focused mainly on the D-Link DSL-2740R, but according to the report released on Tuesday, other routers from the same manufacturer are affected by this vulnerability. But the researcher did not list the affected devices.

It's unclear if Donev contacted D-Link about the matter, as there's no word on an official release from the company's side about the problem. According to the official website of the company, the DSL-2740R has been discontinued, meaning it is no longer for sale.

However, although the production of the model has stopped, it can still receive support, since the models being released and used are still covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Technology DNS, is responsible for translating domains into their IP addresses server hosting the websites. If the device is set to connect to one server DNS που διαχειρίζονται απατεώνες, το που βλέπει ο χρήστης δεν θα είναι φυσικά το κανονικό.


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