Due to security concerns, Nintendo calls for discontinuing the “Nintendo Wi-Fi USB connector (NTR-010)” and “Nintendo Wi-Fi network adapter(WAP-001).”
On July 20, Nintendo Co., Ltd. called for the discontinuation of the “Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector (NTR-010)” and “Nintendo Wi-Fi Network Adapter (WAP-001)” on its website. These products have been on the market for more than ten years, and there are security concerns if used continuously.
The Nintendo Wi-Fi USB Connector is a Wi-Fi adapter for Nintendo DS and other game consoles released in November 2005. By connecting this product to the USB port of a PC, you can click the game console to Wi-Fi even in an environment without a Wi-Fi router. WEP uses as the encryption method, but a third party may break the encryption in a short time.