Archive for the ‘SOHO routers’ Category

Asus Faces 20 years of Audits Over Poor Wi-Fi Router Security

February 25th, 2016

Currently, Asus is undergoing through a troublesome situation after a lawsuit had been filed by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding its Router Insecurity.

On Tuesday, FTC settled charges with Asus, where the hardware manufacturing company agrees to:

Undergo Independent Security Audits Once in 2 years, for the Next 2 Decades.

This action had been taken as the result of

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DDoS Botnet Leverages Thousands of Insecure SOHO Routers

May 13th, 2015

Small office and home office (SOHO) routers are an increasingly common target for cybercriminals, not because of any vulnerability, but because most routers are loosely managed and often deployed with default administrator credentials.

A new report suggests that hackers are using large botnet of tens of thousands of insecure home and office-based routers to launch Distributed

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