10 Dec 2021

Lack of Patching Leaves 300,000 Routers at Risk for Attack

Hundreds of thousands of routers produced by a Latvian network hardware firm MikroTik are still vulnerable to at least one of four vulnerabilities that are over a year old. These vulnerabilities are most likely being used by attackers as their operational infrastructure. Approximately 94% of the 2 million routers deployed

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10 Aug 2021

Auth Bypass Bug Exploited, Affecting Millions of Routers

Just a few days after being disclosed, cyberattackers have sought to attack home routers from 20 different vendors and ISPs. The cybercriminals are attempting to drop the Mirai variant botnet that is frequently used for conducting DDoS attacks. The flaw, an authentication bypass vulnerability, was found to be affecting multiple

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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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