Security researchers Martin Rakhmanov from Trustwave conducted a one-year-study on the firmware running on Netgear routers and discovered vulnerabilities in a couple dozen models!

Pierluigi Paganini at Security Affairs Blog has posted an article about these vulnerabilities.

But all is not lost, Netgear has just released many security updates that address vulnerabilities in a couple of dozen models due to these vulnerabilities.

Users are recommended to apply the security patches as soon as possible, they can be exploited by hackers to compromise gateways and wireless points.

If you can not do it yourself or do not feel comfortable doing it yourself, be sure to get help from your computer guru.