If you have an Asus router, you need to patch it now or risk being hacked

Asus has pushed out a firmware update affecting many of its router models, and is urging customers to either apply the update immediately, or to restrict WAS access until they can.

In a statement, the company noted that, “If you choose not to install this new firmware version, we strongly recommend disabling services accessible from the WAN side to avoid potential unwanted intrusions,” which includes remote access from WAN, port forwarding, DDNS, VPN server, DMZ, port trigger.