D-link and Comba Routers Storing Passwords in Plain Text

The vast majority of people never think about updating the firmware on their home routers. For ordinary users the best brand to buy is Netgear because the routers can be setup to auto-update at the time of installation.

Getting the complete settings of the router is possible for the aforementioned model by simply accessing the ‘romfile.cfg’ file. No authentication is needed and the WiFi password is stored in cleartext.

Bleeping Computer

Contact me to schedule a PC Check-up updating the firmware in your home router can be one of the items fixed while I’m on-site.