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Your Home internet router

Most people keep their computer updates and anti-virus up to date but aren’t aware that your home router requires maintenance. Updates are published for these devices that require manual installation and it is also important to change the default password and record this.

The following link explains some vulnerabilities that exist:

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?/topic/139631-critical-backdoor-in-linksys-and-netgear-routers-found-again/

If you embark on updating the firmware you first need to record all settings as some updates will reset the router to factory defaults and lose all these settings.

Of course should you wish to have this carried out by professional we are happy to help, may require a site visit.