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Thursday, June 7, 2018

VPNFilter router malware from Russia affects way more devices – check yours now


A piece of malware believed to originate from Russia that began doing the rounds two weeks ago is affecting far more routers than we first learned. Researchers from Cisco previously noted that the malware, dubbed VPNFilter, infected more than 500,000 routers in over 50 countries and is capable of rendering them unusable. They’ve now found that this malware could also bypass SSL encryption, inject more malicious code into incoming traffic, and steal sensitive data like passwords. Cisco Talos has an updated list of the affected devices, which include routers from ASUS, D-Link, Huawei, Linksys, Microtik, Netgear, QNAP, TP-Link, Ubiquiti, Upvel,…

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