Nexus Zeta behind botnet that weaponises router exploit to enlist further vulnerable IoT devices. The author of Satori botnet may also be behind two new Mirai variants called Masuta and PureMasuta.
The code that exploits a flaw in Huawei, a router that enables these devices to be turned into botnets to push Satori and Brickerbot has been publicly posted on Pastebin.
Security researchers have found that the encryption key used for custom configurations of Virgin Media broadband routers is the same for all hubs across the UK.
With reports of outages to customers of Post Office broadband and TalkTalk, the attack that that nearly a million Deutsche Telekom customers over the weekend appears to have made its way to the UK's shores.
Slew of bugs and backdoors means device is unsafe to use
A Netgear router vulnerability remained unpatched for months after it was discovered by security researchers, leaving thousands of the devices under active attack.
After the revelation that 200 Cisco routers have been compromised with the SYNful Knock implant, Cisco has released a free scanner for customers.
SYNful Knock, a new kind of malware has been found on Cisco routers around the globe. Cyber-security experts say this represents a threat previously thought only theoretical.
Flaws have not been patched and there are no workarounds for many of them, says US CERT.
This week's ICYMI column looks at Tor sniffing, old-school router attacks and the fallout from the Hacking Team data breach.
Users of SOHO routers are being urged to update their firmware as soon as possible following the discovery of a new exploit that has caused in excess of one million redirects in a week.
Several models of home and small office routers, which use an SDK from Realtek, are vulnerable to an exploit which would allow attackers to run arbitrary code without authentication.
Cisco researcher warns of flaws in devices ISPs give to customers.
A critical software vulnerability that was supposedly patched in 2005 is still affecting at least 200 types of home and small business internet routers, and could also be used by hackers to compromise millions of networked PCs and IoT devices.
This week's In Case You Missed It looks at data breach response, new concerns on EU privacy and claims that the internet is breaking 'under its own weight'.
High-tech exports from the US are routinely compromised by backdoors inserted by the NSA; UK intellegence agency oversight also criticised.
Routers from Cisco, D-Link, Huawei, TP-Link and ZTE have been identified as vulnerable.
5.3 million home and office routers worldwide were being used for DNS amplification attacks in February, according to a new study.
A major flaw in Cisco's routers has been revealed just days after research firm Team Cymru reported it had found over 300,000 other routers infected with malware.
Fears that routers are an 'Achilles heel' of enterprise security have been heightened as Team Cymru revealed this week that a cyber attack has hijacked more than 300,000 wireless internet routers worldwide.
White hat hacker discloses router vulnerabilities that might only be fixed when new firmware versions are deployed.
A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in popular Cisco Linksys routers that allows hackers to gain remote root access.