Routers News, Articles and Updates

Cisco patches remote code execution flaws in IOS and IOS XE

Cisco released a series of updates to address vulnerabilities affecting its IOS and IOS XE products one of which could have allowed remote code execution in both products.

TalkTalk customers urged to get routers swapped over hacker fears

ISPs urged to issue customers with new, more secure routers after security patch fails to fix flaw that would enable hackers to steal device credentials.

We could all have been victims of massive Deutsche Telekom botnet

If attackers had succeeded in taking over 900,000 routers in Germany, we wouldn't be thinking of Deutsche Telekom as the victim but the enabler of a massive botnet.

Eir we go again: Irish ISP router flaw allows total takeover

An open port linked to remote management software on Eir's D1000 modem router can allow an attacker to take over consumers' networks.

Poor password and username management leaves many home routers vulnerable

About 15 percent of all home routers are unsecure, according to a study recently released by ESET.

'High risk' for users of FRITZ!Box routers

A number of remote code execution bugs in several models of FRITZ!Box broadband routers could allow intruders to place phone calls through the device.

Benevolent virus treats home routers against cyber-attack

According to Symantec, a virus known as Wifatch has been used to treat more than 10,000 home routers against cyber-attacks.