Millions put at risk by old, out of date routers

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 17:53:28 +0000

Testing from Which? reveals many homes in the UK are using routers that can’t receive security updates.

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VPNs: should you use them?

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 15:30:00 +0000

We’ve been getting questions about VPNs that are more advanced than before. It isn’t so much what a VPN is, as it is whether people should use them.

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Assessing the security of a portable router: a look inside its hardware, part deux

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 19:15:59 +0000

In part two of our blog assessing the security of a portable router, we will acquire the tools and equipment to make a copy of the firmware on our target router so that we can assess whether there are any vulnerabilities.

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Assessing the security of a portable router: a look inside its hardware

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

In this post, we acquire the necessary equipment to analyze the security of an inexpensive portable router, which we access through its diagnostic interface, and poke around inside.

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Cryptocurrency miner hits IoT devices, mostly affects Brazil and Russia!

Credit to Author: Pradeep Kulkarni| Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:46:11 +0000

According to a blogpost published on Aug 1, 2018, 200,000 routers in Brazil were compromised to deliver Cryptocurrency mining scripts to mine Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency. Hackers compromised the vulnerable MikroTik routers by injecting CoinHive scripts into the routers web pages in order to carry out the mass Cryptocurrency miner attack….

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VPNFilter malware still making waves

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:15:10 +0000

We take a look at VPNFilter malware, which is still out there and causing trouble for certain models of routers worldwide. What is it? And is your device on the list? Read on.

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