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xLED Malware Lets Criminals Exfiltrate Sensitive Information Through Router LEDs

Internet criminals have come up with yet another creative way to steal data from secure corporate networks. This new method revolves around infecting routers and switches with a new type of malware. As a result of such an infection, the malicious software can control the device’s LEDs and use them to transmit information in the binary format. This does require the attacker to be nearby, though, but it is still …
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