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DD-WRT Kong Mod for NETGEAR R9000 Updated 12-11-17

Own a powerhouse R9000 X10 Nighthawk from NETGEA!R? Looking to experiment with DD-WRT, or upgrade your existing build?

Voxel's Custom Firmware for NETGEAR R9000 Updated to 1.0.2.46

Voxel's firmware is known for adding features and functionality (such as OpenVPN) as well as improving the power of the CPU on these devices.

Recently, Voxel put out an update for the R9000 (1.0.2.46) that contains several updates and changes. Head to the download to get the full list of what's new and to try it out.

Check out the new AdvancedTomato Firmwares for NETGEAR Routers!

Many MyOpenRouter members and NETGEAR router enthusiasts are familiar with Tomato, a streamlined open source firmware for Broadcom based routers that is full of functionality and flavor. You may have used, or seen, the famous Shibby builds of Tomato, for example.

Downloads on MyOpenRouter

Voxel's Custom NETGEAR Firmware Updated for R9000 and R7800

Community developer Voxel has released new versions of custom firmware for both the NETGEAR R9000 and NETGEAR R7800. Voxel's firmware is known for adding features and functionality (such as OpenVPN) as well as improving the power of the CPU on these devices.

If you have any questions about Voxel's firmware, head over to the MyOpenRouter forums!

DD-WRT Kong Mods Updated for NETGEAR Routers

All NETGEAR DD-WRT "Kong Mod" builds have been updated to the latest version. This version (any Kong or BrainSlayer mod after 10/25/17), according to the DD-WRT wiki, addresses the KRACK vulnerability.

Grab the latest version for your device in our Downloads section, and please post to the forums if you have any questions!

Update from NETGEAR on "KRACK" Vulnerability

For those using NETGEAR stock firmware, the company has provided a detailed article outlining the vulnerability and those affected.

For stock firmware, routers and gateways are affected by the vulnerability only when running in bridge mode. NETGEAR has already begun releasing updated firmware for affected devices, and the list can be found here:

https://kb.netgear.com/000049498/Security-Advisory-for-WPA-2-Vulnerabili...

"KRACK" Vulnerability Patched in DD-WRT SVN

As of today and to the best of our knowledge, a patch for the KRACK WPA2 vuilnerability has been added to the DD-WRT SVN.

We will be posting updated DD-WRT builds from our community developers as soon as possible.

More information on the KRACK vulnerability:

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