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Critical flaw unlocks millions of routers to hackers

Critical flaw unlocks millions of routers to hackers
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Securing your router is one of the most important things you can do for your digital security. A secure router keeps hackers and snoops off your wireless network and out of your computer and other gadgets.

Setting up router security isn't too hard either. Click here for the easy-to-follow instructions.

Of course, nothing is perfect and there are still some sneaky ways hackers can get around the basic security. Here are some of the things hackers can do and how to stop them.

There, that should do it to keep your network secure. Or at least it did before today.

Security company Rapid7 has discovered a serious flaw in an estimated 1.2 million routers. The flaw lets hackers see what's going on within your network, intercept outbound traffic or clog up a router with random traffic.

Next page: See how the flaw works and what to do about it
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