Wire-free NETGEAR Arlo Security Light available for pre-order

If you’ve bought into NETGEAR’s Arlo camera system the $250 wire-free Arlo Security Light companion devices seem like a no-brainier. The kit comes with a few power options, including rechargeable batteries or via a solar panel. Post installation these IP65 “weather resistant” lights with customizable color, pattern, and beam width can tie into a wider Arlo ecosystem either as a […]

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Might want to turn off some NETGEAR routers…

If you have a NETGEAR R6400, R7000, or R8000 there is [potentially] a serious security issue with the routers which could lead to a complete compromise of the device. CERT is recommending that owners should disable the popular routers until a patch is released. NETGEAR hasn’t yet confirmed the hole, but they have put up an article that should be […]

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Mesh Wi-Fi roundup

Mesh Wi-Fi is a rapidly developing market, which something I’m glad to see. Being able to quickly add signal everywhere in your home without needing to worry about channels, SSID, etc. makes solving the problem much easier for everyone (even geeks :)). This round up doesn’t really get in to the technical bits much (or really at all), but that […]

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NETGEAR announces Arlo Pro

If you liked the original Arlo, you will love the updated “Pro” model. Which adds rechargable batteries and 2-way audio. Very slick. Created by the talented team that brought you the Red Dot award winning original Arlo wire-free camera, Arlo Pro is sleek, modern, and stylish. Small but powerful, Arlo Pro is the most ingenious wire-free security camera we have […]

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NETGEAR patches Badlock on ReadyNAS

TLDR: If you have a NETGEAR ReadyNAS NAS, you need to update it to v6.5.0.  Badlock Security Vulnerability Notification The Vulnerability:NETGEAR has become aware of the Badlock security vulnerability that causes ReadyNAS OS 6 devices to be susceptible to man-in-the-middle (MiTM), denial of service (DoS), and similar attacks. What You Can Do:NETGEAR strongly recommends that you install firmware version 6.5.0 […]

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NETGEAR Arlo may need security school

It looks like the NETGEAR Arlo monitoring cameras have a security issue where other people can view your cameras. Based on the description on reddit, it looks like it should be reasonably difficult to accidently reproduce, but if it does NETGEAR needs to get on that quickly. Update: NETGEAR responds…  I bought and returned a set of WiFi connected home […]

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