Linksys renamed to CBG.

Linksys will now be formally known as the Cisco Consumer Business Group (CBG). Cisco had announced earlier this year that the Linksys product brand was transitioning to ‘Linksys by Cisco’ and that for the time being would continue to coexist with Cisco brand products. According to Cisco, CBG will focus on building and maintaining Linksys' retail, online and consumer reseller channels.

WRT54G2 with Wimax.

How to configure WRT54G2 with Wimax in Dubai.

Wimax in U.A.E. needs to be configured with PPPoE settings on the routers.
You will need the username and password from Wimax.


WAG54G2 : Wireless-G ADSL2+ GatewayThe all-in-one modem and router solution for Internet connectivity
High-speed ADSL2+ Modem gives you a fast, "Always On" connection to the Internet
Connect your PCs via the built-in Router and 4-port Switch to jump start your Ethernet network and share the Internet throughout your household
Built-in Wireless-G (802.11g) Access Point with integrated high-gain antenna also lets you connect without running wires
Advanced firewall and security

Linksys Appoints New Sales Director for India.

Linksys Appoints New Sales Director for India

Linksys has appointed Suresh Balasubramanian as its new National Sales Director for the Indian market. In his role, Balasubramanian will lead the sales operations throughout India, and will manage strategy for resellers and partners.

Commenting on this appointment, Craig Gledhill, Vice President (Asia Pacific), Linksys, said, "We are committed to providing consumers with a full range of home networking solutions that are built with the consumer in mind. In order to expand our consumer business continuously in India, it is critical that we have the leadership in place to ensure our success in India. Today, I am pleased to announce that Suresh Balasubramanian has joined Linksys. His experience and knowledge in the technology industry will be invaluable in driving our business in the consumer market."

Suresh comes to Linksys with more than 14 years in the technology industry. He spent his past 10 years in various key roles at Microsoft Corporation and most recently served as the Manager, Business Planning and Operations. In this role, he was responsible for managing and growing the small and mid-market customer organization universe in India. He was also responsible for cultivating and growing the ecosystem of channel partners focused on the company's technologies and products.

[AP : Channeltimes]

Linksys WAP4400N Denial of Service and SNMPv3 Issues

Two vulnerabilities have been identified in Linksys WAP4400N, which could be exploited by attackers to cause a denial of service or bypass security restrictions.
The first issue is caused by an error when processing malformed association requests while the access point is in WEP mode, which could be exploited to crash an affected device, creating a denial of service condition.

The second vulnerability is caused by an unspecified issue related to SNMPv3.

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