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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