More moderen TP-Hyperlink Routers send ALL your web traffic to Third event servers

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More moderen TP-Hyperlink Routers send ALL your web traffic to Third event servers

I recently enabled a DNS gateway so that you just might well see requests from my router, and network gadgets. Became surprised to search out 80Okay + requests (in 24 hours) out to an Avira “Honorable Issues” subdomains *.safethings.avira.com (a long way bigger than every other server).

Digging into this extra, I realized that it is linked to the built-in router security “Dwelling Defend” that ships with more moderen TP-Hyperlink routers – https://oem.avira.com/en/solutions/safethings-for-router-producers

Here is the kicker though, I even beget the Avira / Dwelling Defend products and services fully grew to develop into off (I wasn’t even subscribed to their paid carrier for it). The router doesn’t care, and sends ALL your traffic to be “analyzed” anyhow. Gape this response from TP Hyperlink (towards bottom of overview) from final year – https://www.xda-developers.com/tp-link-deco-x68-overview/#:~:textual affirm=TP%2DLink%20says%20the%20network%20exercise Change: I emailed reviewer to verify TP-Hyperlink by no strategy up as a lot as now him after.

I contacted give a purchase to about this all once more, and became given a non-acknowledge about how the requests are to examine subscription assign. 80Okay + requests a day to examine subscription assign? Also the recede of requests isn’t any longer constant, it is bigger when my files superhighway traffic is bigger. To me this lack of constant acknowledge / response from TP-Hyperlink is as pertaining to because the requests themselves.

I’m no longer seeing grand on-line about this field, as I make no longer contemplate many folks comprehend it is even going down (since traffic is outgoing straight from router, as in opposition to a person computer). Hoping to produce some consideration on this field and secure a actual acknowledge / response from TP-Hyperlink about what precisely is going down here. As properly as a concrete timeline and promise for a repair to atomize these outgoing requests, when we are no longer even the usage of their anti-virus products and services.

Edit: Extra significant points, here is on their WiFI 6 AX3000 (Archer AX55) Router. From the XDA Overview looks to be delight in here is also going down on their Deco series. Whenever that you just might maybe take care of to without bother test your contain router, that you just might maybe furthermore exercise any DNS Gateway (NextDNS, Cloudflare Gateway Pi-Gap and many others.) Correct contain obvious to residing the DNS servers below “Advanced->Community->Cyber web->Advanced Settings” for the reason that DHCP DNS server atmosphere will easiest note to the gadgets within the network, no longer the router itself.

Edit #2: I’ve also contacted Avira straight away referring to the endpoints, within the hope that they’re going to be extra easy than TP-Hyperlink about the purpose. Will replace here after I receive a response.

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