How to Set Up a Serial Console for NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" Wi-Fi Router


Recover your NETGEAR R6200v1/v2 Router (Broadcom Based) using Serial Console and Windows PC

Hopefully you will never have to refer to this tutorial, but for people who like to play with their routers, it sometimes happens -- you accidentally "brick" your router. This tutorial enables you to recover your router by flashing stock firmware back again using serial console and windows PC.

Review of NETGEAR PR2000 (Trek) Travel Router and Range Extender

Mobile warriors, rejoice!

I could sum up this review with those three words, but that's hardly enough detail, no?

Information and Downloads on the Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed vulnerability allows an attacker to read random 64k blocks of memory of the service using OpenSSL (with TLS). Since every request delivers another 64k memory block an attacker could retrieve sensitive data from the service i.e. private keys. More detailed information about Heartbleed can be found in the security advisory:

Official Response from NETGEAR on Hearbleed for their routers and ReadyNAS

NETGEAR can confirm no vulnerabilities to the Heartbleed bug have been found in our routers.

DD-WRT Update on Heartbleed Vulnerability


How to Properly Adjust the Antennas on the NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" Router

Do you have a R7000 Nighthawk from NETGEAR? Are you super pleased with the superior range and speeds you're getting? Good!


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