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Network Security Wed Jun 21 2017 09:11:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
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Is your router collects data on your network? Netgear last week pushed out a firmware update for its wireless router model NightHawk R7000 with a remote data collection feature that collects router's analytics data and sends it to the company's serve