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.
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.
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.
An open port linked to remote management software on Eir's D1000 modem router can allow an attacker to take over consumers' networks.
About 15 percent of all home routers are unsecure, according to a study recently released by ESET.
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.
According to Symantec, a virus known as Wifatch has been used to treat more than 10,000 home routers against cyber-attacks.