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Cyber Attack Knocks Nearly a Million Routers Offline

Cyber Attack Knocks Nearly a Million Routers Offline

November 29, 2016Mohit Kumar
Mirai Botnet is getting stronger and more notorious each day that passes by. The reason: Insecure Internet-of-things Devices. Last mon...
Multiple Backdoors found in D-Link DWR-932 B LTE Router

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

September 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
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 ...
Oops! TP-Link forgets to Renew and Loses its Domains Used to Configure Router Settings

Oops! TP-Link forgets to Renew and Loses its Domains Used to Configure Router Settings

July 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
To make the configuration of routers easier, hardware vendors instruct users to browse to a domain name rather than numeric IP addresses....
No Password Required! 135 Million Modems Open to Remote Factory Reset

No Password Required! 135 Million Modems Open to Remote Factory Reset

April 09, 2016Swati Khandelwal
More than 135 Million modems around the world are vulnerable to a flaw that can be exploited remotely to knock them offline by cutting o...
Asus Faces 20 years of Audits Over Poor Wi-Fi Router Security

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

February 25, 2016Unknown
Currently, Asus is undergoing through a troublesome situation after a lawsuit had been filed by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) re...
Millions of IoT Devices Using Same Hard-Coded CRYPTO Keys

Millions of IoT Devices Using Same Hard-Coded CRYPTO Keys

November 27, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Millions of embedded devices, including home routers, modems, IP cameras, VoIP phones, are shareing the same hard-coded SSH (Secure She...
w00t! Google OnHub Router actually Runs on Chrome OS; Here's How to Root it

w00t! Google OnHub Router actually Runs on Chrome OS; Here's How to Root it

October 12, 2015Khyati Jain
Are you intrigued with the idea of disassembling things and making them work your ways? Then you'll find this coverage to be one of its ...
Meet World's Fastest Wi-Fi Router (Looks Like an Alien)

Meet World's Fastest Wi-Fi Router (Looks Like an Alien)

September 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
In above picture, Have you noticed those numerous crazy spikes? The Device looks like an Alien artifact, which is actually the World...
NetUSB Driver Flaw Exposes Millions of Routers to Hacking

NetUSB Driver Flaw Exposes Millions of Routers to Hacking

May 20, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A simple but shockingly dangerous vulnerability has been uncovered in the NetUSB component, putting Millions of modern routers and othe...
DDoS Botnet Leverages Thousands of Insecure SOHO Routers

DDoS Botnet Leverages Thousands of Insecure SOHO Routers

May 13, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Small office and home office (SOHO) routers are an increasingly common target for cybercriminals, not because of any vulnerability, but...
Anonymous Hackers Target Israeli Websites and Leak Credentials

Anonymous Hackers Target Israeli Websites and Leak Credentials

April 07, 2015Wang Wei
The infamous hacking group Anonymous that vowed an ' Electronic Holocaust ' against Israel and promised to 'erase Israel fr...
Have a D-Link Wireless Router? You might have been Hacked

Have a D-Link Wireless Router? You might have been Hacked

February 03, 2015Wang Wei
The popular DSL wireless router model from D-Link are allegedly vulnerable to a software bug that could allow remote hackers to modify ...
Router Vulnerability Puts 12 Million Home and Business Routers at Risk

Router Vulnerability Puts 12 Million Home and Business Routers at Risk

December 19, 2014Swati Khandelwal
More than 12 million routers in homes and businesses around the world are vulnerable to a critical software bug that can be exploited b...
81% of Tor Users Can be Easily Unmasked By Analysing Router Information

81% of Tor Users Can be Easily Unmasked By Analysing Router Information

November 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Tor has always been a tough target for law enforcement for years and FBI has spent millions of dollars to de-anonymize the identity of ...
New BlackEnergy Crimeware Enhanced to Target Linux Systems and Cisco Routers

New BlackEnergy Crimeware Enhanced to Target Linux Systems and Cisco Routers

November 05, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have unearthed new capabilities in the BlackEnergy Crimeware weapon that has now ability to hack...
Reflection DDoS Attacks Using Millions of UPnP Devices on the Rise

Reflection DDoS Attacks Using Millions of UPnP Devices on the Rise

October 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After successful in launching reflection and amplification Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks by abusing various protocols su...
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