Netgear routers flood UWisc time server

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I thought this may be interesting to some of you in embedded design (taken
from slashdot)

(article at http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~plonka/netgear-sntp /)
"For the last few months, hundreds of thousands of netgear routers being
sold had hardcoded values in their firmware for ntp synchronization,
causing a major denial of service to the University of Wisconson's network
before it was filtered and eventually tracked down. Highlights how not to
code embedded devices."

--buddy




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