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Secure your router: How to help prevent the next internet takedown

Secure your router, says ESET’s Lysa Myers. It can help protect all of your connected devices while they are in your home.

Cybercriminals target Brazilian routers with default credentials

Criminals are hunting for routers with default credentials and with vulnerabilities in their firmware, with Brazilians the main target.

At least 15% of home routers are unsecured

Tests show that software vulnerabilities and weak passwords are common in home routers, with up to 15% of them being unsecured.

Wi-Fi security – routers “like fish in a barrel”

Researchers flexed their hacking muscles at DefCon 22 to hunt the technology world’s most defenceless beasts – routers. More than a dozen new vulnerabilities were found.

Psyb0t: varying the angle of attack

DroneBL, a site that tracks IP addresses that considered vulnerable to abuse that some sites use for its DNSBL (blocking list), blogged yesterday on the fact that it’s been subjected to a Distributed Denial of Service attack (DDoS), apparently by systems infected with malware going by the name of psyb0t. According to the blog, this

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