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consumer router

A network device that forwards traffic to the Internet. Typically a "wireless router," a consumer router is a lower-cost device that provides the network infrastructure in a home or small office. Contrast with business router. See wireless router and router.
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Kevin Robinson of the Wi-Fi Alliance said that it's important to note "many consumer routers are not affected by this vulnerability, so consumers may not see an update available for their particular router.
First detected by ESET Virus Radar in March 2015, Linux/Moose initially operated as a remotely controlled backdoor targeting Linux based consumer routers.
Portal's patent-pending technologies received special FCC certification to operate in the entire 5GHz spectrum, unlike other consumer routers.
which revealed 15 new zero-day vulnerabilities in consumer routers.

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