17 Sep 2019

Asus, Lenovo and Other Routers Riddled with Remotely Exploitable Bugs

New research by Independent Security Evaluators has uncovered a total of 125 security vulnerabilities in small office/home office (SOHO) routers and network-attached storage devices (NAS). The researchers tested 13 devices in total, from vendors including Asus, Lenovo and Netgear. The report warns that all of the devices under scrutiny “had

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20 Aug 2019

Millions Of Home Internet Routers Open To Cyberattack, New Study Warns

New research[pdf] by Ben-Gurion University outlines how security vulnerabilities in modern routers could enable threat actors with access to a guest network that is separated from a host network to exfiltrate data from the host network or launch an attack to compromise it. The researchers have developed attacks that use

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10 Oct 2018

Most Home Routers Are Full of Vulnerabilities

“More than 80% of surveyed routers had, on average, 172 security vulnerabilities, new research shows. Research conducted by the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research indicates that the routers commonly found in homes are huge security vulnerabilities for consumers and their employers. The center’s analysis shows that of 186

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14 Aug 2018

Russian Military Spy Software is on Hundreds of Thousands of Home Routers

“The Russian military is inside hundreds of thousands of routers owned by Americans and others around the world, a top U.S. cybersecurity official said on Friday. The presence of Russian malware on the routers, first revealed in May, could enable the Kremlin to steal individuals’ data or enlist their devices in

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