Router updating performance model
That could, for instance, allow a criminal to send a user to a fake bank site in order to collect user names and passwords.Routers can also be taken over for criminal activities such as illegal downloads and attacks on websites.
But you typically need to activate these updates manually. A study conducted by Tripwire found that fewer than half of IT professionals had recently updated the router firmware in their homes.
Young's advice is to check for updates at least once per quarter.