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I have also seen instances where the downloaded file was compressed and needed to be uncompressed, a fact not explained by the vendor.
Upgrading firmware (in most cases) will reset all settings backto defaults.
Generally speaking, the biggest interaction users have with their router is an occasional turn-it-on-and-off-again when a slowdown occurs.
This neglect, however, could be putting their data and even their bank accounts at risk.
It's important to regularly update router firmware to keep the security features up to date.
"All of your information is going to be passing through that router,” Craig Young, a researcher with Tripwire, a digital security company, says.