New firmware is out for D-Link router models that have a vulnerability attackers could use to gain control of the device.

Tactical Network Solutions researchers gave details of the vulnerability to D-Link officials in October.

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D-Link released the new firmware last week for DI-524, DI-524UP, DIR-100 and DIR-120 routers. While that is the good news, the bad news is there are other models that suffer from the vulnerability. That list also includes DI-604S, and DI-604UP, DI-604 +, TM-G5240 and possible versions of DIR-615.

In its security advisory, D-Link urges customers to beware of unsolicited emails related to these vulnerabilities. The company said it never sends notifications asking users to install or click on something.

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The router models for which updates have been released are old, so it actually may be a better idea to change the devices altogether.


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