Posts Tagged ‘Router’

Installing OpenWRT On The GT-704WG September 17, 2009 10 Comments

I recently picked up an ActionTec GT-704WG DSL router from the thrift store ($15) and wanted to flash it with OpenWRT. Checking out Google and the OpenWRT Wiki, some work has been done on the GT-701WG, but specific information for flashing the GT-704 was scarce. The GT-704 hardware is based on the AR7 from Texas [...]

Flashing Asus WL-520GU Firmware Via TFTP September 11, 2009 No Comments

Today a friend and I were struggling to re-flash an Asus WL-520GU with OpenWRT via TFTP. The router had been previously flashed with DD-WRT, and of course the Web-based firmware update did not recognize the OpenWRT trx file as a valid image (there is currently no OpenWRT .bin file available for the WL-520GU); this left [...]

WiFi Protected Setup Router Backdoor May 17, 2009 4 Comments

WiFi-Protected Setup is a standard designed to ease the distribution of strong WPA/WPA2 encryption keys. Anyone who has tried to enter a 60-character WPA key into a Wii will immediately appreciate WPS; when you want to add a new client to your wireless network, you simply push a button on the router, push a button [...]