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 Announces Quad-core A15 ReadyNAS 212/214

We recently reviewed NETGEAR’s ReadyNAS 202 finding it an excellent option for consumer NAS. Building on the device’s solid performance, NETGEAR announced the ReadyNAS 212 & 214 today bumping the spec from dual to a quad-core 1.4GHz ARM Cortex A15 for the 2XX family. The general feature set hasn’t changed; still offering all of the great backup and cloud goodness […]

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I often find that that good networking kit is neglected when it comes to building an solid connected home theater, with low-end network interface cards (NIC), routers and wireless access points (AP) creating a sub-standard experience. It’s also an area where we haven’t done as much as we should to spread the word through guides and reviews – something that […]

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Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ v2 Reviewed


  Before Windows Home Server came along, I used to drool over the ReadyNAS boxes. They were compact and ReadyNAS had already established themselves as being particularly friendly to plug-in development. That was before ReadyNAS got bought up by Netgear. Fortunately, it sounds like Netgear is continuing to support the development of a NAS device that combines professional performance with consumer pricing. It […]

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