Dave Plonka at the University of Wisconsin:

Flawed Routers Flood University of Wisconsin Internet Time Server.

On Netgear's site:

Resolution of NETGEAR NTP Issue,
"NETGEAR customers with the following router models are nevertheless encouraged to upgrade their firmware:"

  1. Firmware for RP614
  2. Firmware for RP614v2
  3. Firmware for DG814
  4. Firmware for MR814
  5. Firmware for HR314

This story in the news:

Please be aware that not all reporters get things right. The first link on this page should be considered to be the authoritive source of information on this issue.

  1. wi-fiplanet.com: Timing is Everything
  2. LinuxWorld | NetGear sets off denial of service attack
  3. Netgear router quirk perturbs college
  4. UPDATE: Netgear routers attack university: ZDNet Australia: News & Tech: Communications
  5. Netgear flaw triggers accidental attack - News & Technology - CNETAsia
  6. Geek.com Geek News - Netgear routers take down UWisconsin--accidentally
  7. Slashdot | Netgear Routers DoS UWisc Time Server
  8. Cryptonomicon.Net - Why It's Important to Pay Attention When Programming Embedded Devices
  9. Wisconsin Uni page describes Netgear 'flawed routers'