You would use a VPN, LogMeIn or something that puts you INSIDE the network, so that it doesn't show up as vulnerable on the outside. If your router is exhibiting that behaviour I would be suspect of it.
Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
What if you do want to have remote access to your router? BTW, even if I disable remote access to my router, ShieldsUp reports that port 443 is open. Not sure why.
Originally Posted By: OVERKILL
This means remote access to your router is enabled. That's bad. VERY bad.