1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 29, 2013 1:38 PM by edex67
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is universal plug and play a problem to Mac or Airport?  The news says that web cams are vunerable. 


PowerMac, Mac OS 8.6 or Earlier
Reply by edex67 on Jan 29, 2013 1:38 PM Helpful

UPnP is not really a security risk, but it can be. Macs definitely aren't affected by this. Some Windows viruses use UPnP to control your router, but if you have an Apple router, you're fine as Apple doesn't support UPnP. More info:

http://www.howtogeek.com/122487/htg-explains-is-upnp-a-security-risk/

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