Fixing Issues of D-Link® Router Security
D-Link is a pioneer in producing components for Networking and communications. D-Link router is a series of products from D- Link, which are used in home and business environments. Setting up of D-Link Wireless Router is easy. You have to plug one end of Ethernet cable to DSL modem and other to WAN port of D-Link router. The general security issues in D Lin router are TCP Packet problem, IPv6 router header vulnerability, and IP option vulnerability. There may be situations in which memory leak, which can lead to denial of service attack, to fix it, check the security options in the system. Another security concern may be of improper processing of IPv6 packets, you have to ensure proper network connectivity to solve it. Another concern is that you may not know who is using you router. To fix it try wireless monitoring tools like AirMagnet.
- Home Network Administration Protocol
- Automatic change of IP address
- Access Point issue
Home Network Administration Protocol
Some series of D-Link Routers have insecure implementation of Home Network Administration (HNAP). This may be result in unauthorized persons accessing router settings and in-turn they may change the settings. The software tool popularly called HNAP0wn is used to do the hacking process. The router settings are at the hand of hacker after this and the entire network is at risk after this.
Automatic change of IP address
In some series of routers, you may experience the abrupt loss of Internet connection. The user may have access denied to configuration settings and it may result in the loss of network connectivity. Try full power cycle for fixing this. Shut down router, modem and all system connected to it. After disconnecting all the cables and waiting for some time try to on each one. Do in the order of wires, modem, and computer and after switching on each wait for light to turn on.
You may have trouble in setting access point in D Link Router. The warning may be displayed like ‘Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on the network, say “abc” ‘. There may be stalling of WEP or WPA security settings. For solving, the issue turns of IEEE 802.1 x authentications. For this go to network connections and open Properties by right clicking it. Navigate to get Dlink wireless network and make the settings necessary.
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