An nameless reader quotes a document from ZDNet: Google on Wednesday said it’ll release an update Jan. 18 to fix a bug in Cast software on Android phones that dramatically slows down WiFi networks. Reports were circulating this week that the Google Home Max speaker can knock the TP-Link Archer C7 router offline. In a toughen web page, Google explains a malicious program brought about the Cast tool that connects with Chromecast units to ship a considerable amount of community visitors routers can not deal with. Google mentioned the replace will roll out by means of a Google Play services and products replace. Until the replace is launched, Google advises customers to check out rebooting their Android telephone, and take a look at that their WiFi router is up to date with the most recent firmware. Google did not checklist explicit routers impacted through the malicious program, however studies have indicated routers from Linksys and Synology are seeing community crashes as smartly.