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[ale] ASUS RT series routers



We talked about this in DC404, its either legit or the best social engineer
of the year. They do have a legit security hole though.


On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 12:02 PM, Matt Hessel <matt.hessel at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have the same router and registered it on Asus' site.
>
> I didn't get any email like that..
>
> I would be very suspicious
> On Feb 26, 2014 11:17 AM, "Scott Castaline" <skotchman at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Anyone with an ASUS RT series router? I have the RT-N66U and received and
>> email today from ASUS_US at edm.asus.com, which I did not recognize as
>> having received any prior emails from that particular address. The edm part
>> concerns me the most. The email claims to a Customer Care Notice with a
>> link (Click Here  button) to download firmware. With all that's been going
>> on I just want to be sure that this is legite as the site I wind up at is
>> somewhat different from what I had been to just after 2/14 for an update
>> back then.
>>
>> http://etrk.asus.com/web_service/P/a.aspx?m=
>> UnitedStates&c=website&e=80&s=19764&md=0&t=A_1
>>
>> The above is the link copied from the email I received. Again just
>> checking, possibly just being overly paranoid, but just not sure. Also I
>> seem to be having problems accessing their site from my old (worked fine
>> last time I downloaded) bookmarks.
>>
>> Scott C.
>>
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