Archive for the ‘Router hacking’ Category

Mirai Variant Adds Dozen New Exploits to Target Enterprise IoT Devices

March 19th, 2019
Security researchers have uncovered a new variant of the infamous Mirai Internet of Things botnet, this time targeting embedded devices intended for use within business environments in an attempt to gain control over larger bandwidth to carry out devastating DDoS attacks. Although the original creators of Mirai botnet have already been arrested and jailed, variants of the infamous IoT malware

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New Exploit Threatens Over 9,000 Hackable Cisco RV320/RV325 Routers Worldwide

January 28th, 2019
If the connectivity and security of your organization rely on Cisco RV320 or RV325 Dual Gigabit WAN VPN routers, then you need to immediately install the latest firmware update released by the vendor last week. Cyber attackers have actively been exploiting two newly patched high-severity router vulnerabilities in the wild after a security researcher released their proof-of-concept exploit code

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New Exploit for MikroTik Router WinBox Vulnerability Gives Full Root Access

October 8th, 2018
A known vulnerability in MikroTik routers is potentially far more dangerous than previously thought. A cybersecurity researcher from Tenable Research has released a new proof-of-concept (PoC) RCE attack for an old directory traversal vulnerability that was found and patched within a day of its discovery in April this year. The vulnerability, identified as CVE-2018-14847, was initially rated

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Beware! Dozens of Linksys Wi-Fi Router Models Vulnerable to Multiple Flaws

April 20th, 2017

Bad news for consumers with Linksys routers: Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed the existence of nearly a dozen of unpatched security flaws in Linksys routers, affecting 25 different Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers models widely used today.

IOActive’s senior security consultant Tao Sauvage and independent security researcher Antide Petit published a blog post on Wednesday, revealing that

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Beware! Dozens of Linksys Wi-Fi Router Models Vulnerable to Multiple Flaws

April 20th, 2017

Bad news for consumers with Linksys routers: Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed the existence of nearly a dozen of unpatched security flaws in Linksys routers, affecting 25 different Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers models widely used today.

IOActive’s senior security consultant Tao Sauvage and independent security researcher Antide Petit published a blog post on Wednesday, revealing that

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FTC Sues D-Link Over Failure to Secure Its Routers and IP Cameras from Hackers

January 6th, 2017

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The United States’ trade watchdog has sued Taiwan-based D-link, alleging that the lax security left its products vulnerable to hackers.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit (pdf) against D-Link on Thursday, arguing that the company failed to implement necessary security protection in its routers and

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Netgear launches Bug Bounty Program for Hacker; Offering up to $15,000 in Rewards

January 6th, 2017

It might be the easiest bug bounty program ever.

Netgear launched on Thursday a bug bounty program to offer up to $15,000 in rewards to hackers who will find security flaws in its products.

Since criminals have taken aim at a rapidly growing threat surface created by millions of new Internet of things (IoT) devices, it has become crucial to protect routers that contain the keys to the

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Cyber Attack Knocks Nearly a Million Routers Offline

November 29th, 2016

Mirai Botnet is getting stronger and more notorious each day that passes by. The reason: Insecure Internet-of-things Devices.

Last month, the Mirai botnet knocked the entire Internet offline for a few hours, crippling some of the world’s biggest and most popular websites.

Now, more than 900,000 broadband routers belonging to Deutsche Telekom users in Germany knocked offline over the weekend

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Multiple Backdoors found in D-Link DWR-932 B LTE Router

September 29th, 2016

If you own a D-Link wireless router, especially DWR-932 B LTE router, you should get rid of it, rather than wait for a firmware upgrade that never lands soon.

D-Link DWR-932B LTE router is allegedly vulnerable to over 20 issues, including backdoor accounts, default credentials, leaky credentials, firmware upgrade vulnerabilities and insecure UPnP (Universal Plug-and-Play) configuration.

If

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Bank with No Firewall. That’s How Hackers Managed to Steal $80 Million

April 23rd, 2016

In Brief
Investigators from the Forensic Training Institute of the Bangladesh investigated the $80 Million bank heist and discovered that the hackers managed to gain access to the network because the Bank was using second-hand $10 network switches without a Firewall to run its network.

When it was reported last month that an unknown hacking group attempted to steal $1 Billion from

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