Router attacks based on IP addresses. One example of a router attack that depended on its IP address is a bug in D-Link routers that was reported in January 2015 (DNS hijacking flaw affects D-Link DSL router, possibly other devices). Quoting:

Configuration for D-Link routers: DGL-4500, DIR-628, DIR Nov 26, 2017 How do I find my router’s IP address - Sabai Technology Private IP addresses cannot be seen by the outside world (unless you have nosy neighbors trying to hack your wireless) because your router performs a function called Network Address Translation (NAT.) NAT converts private IP addresses to public IP addresses. You may be wondering “why would I need to find my router’s IP address?”. One More Reason to Love Your Router: It Can Assign IP May 02, 2011 How To Find Your Router's IP Address - port forward

Configuration for D-Link DIR-825 – OpenDNS

How to Find Router IP Address in Windows 10

D-Link ADSL routers and modems have a factory default IP-address of with a subnet of To access your ADSL router or modem, connect your computer to the router and then open up your web browser(e.g. Internet Explorer) and type in the default IP-address.

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