The bug with Asus routers that has affected thousands of people but luckily there is already a solution and that’s how you should proceed.
One of the most sensitive electronic devices that we have in our home is the router, which gives us an Internet connection to all the devices that we have connected.
A little bug with the update router or a failure of the operator or the manufacturer, can cause none of our devices to have a stable connection to Internetaffecting our day to day.
On May 16, many users reported connectivity problems with Asus routers, a company that took up to three days to recognize the problem.
This was the case on May 19, when Asus posted a security advisory describing this router connectivity issue, noting that a configuration file update during routine security maintenance introduced a bug.
It appears that the routers automatically updated and recovered a corrupted file, causing connection and file system memory issues.
Asus has already removed the faulty configuration file from its servers, and therefore it should no longer cause connectivity issues for affected customers.
Solutions offered by Asus
The company is offering a series of steps for those affected users, and they are the following:
Initially, manually rebooting the router should solve the problem. However, if you reboot the router and it doesn’t resolve the issue, the user should save the configuration file, then perform a hard factory reset, and then reload the configuration file, following the instructions on this page. On the other hand, if the user can’t access the interface to save the settings or perform a reset, you should press the Reset button for 5-10 seconds, until the LED indicator on the router starts to flash, which means it is power off. completed the reset.
Asus has issued an apology for these failures that have affected its routers: “We deeply apologize for any inconvenience this incident may have caused and we promise to prevent it from happening again.”