Tag: router

Up to one Million Netgear Routers Vulnerable to Remote Password Hijacking

Internet-connected devices have always been a prime target for hackers and other online criminals. Netgear, one of the primary router manufacturers in the world,  is facing the wrath of many hackers as we speak. Security researchers discovered hundreds of thousands of the company’s devices are suffering from multiple vulnerabilities which can compromise passwords. Unfortunately, this threat can be exploited both through physical access, as well as remotely. Netgear Routers Are …
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Norton’s new Router Keeps IoT Devices Safe From Malware

Internet of Things-based botnets are becoming a major concern to security researchers around the globe. Late last year, DynDNS was crippled due to such a major botnet attack, which affected the availability of popular online services. Norton, known for their antivirus software, has unveiled the Norton Core router. This new piece of hardware should be capable of securing and protecting connected homes. The Norton Core Router Companies specializing in security services …
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DNSChanger Exploit Kit Can Hijack over 160 Different Router Models

Internet users have yet another threat to worry about. DNSChanger, a new exploit kit being used to target over 160 different router models, is currently being spread through a dedicated malvertising campaign. Unlike what most people assumed at first, this kit does not hijack browsers but goes after the router itself. This is an unprecedented type of attack that has security researchers quite concerned. DNSChanger Does Not Hijack Browsers As one …
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Newly Discovered Vulnerability Could Result in a Complete Take-Over of Your Home Internet

Researchers at F-Secure have discovered a critical flaw in most models of Inteno home routers. It Is severe enough that if hackers are able to expose it, it would allow them to take complete control over the device and internet traffic going through it. This is yet another prime example of security issues facing ordinary consumers. It also allows the hacker to install his own firmware, which operates normally, but …
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