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Your Router Can Be Hacked Into a Global Botnet

Your Router Can Be Hacked Into a Global Botnet

You might want to upgrade the firmware of your router if it happens to sport the Netgear brand. Researchers have discovered a severe security hole that potentially puts hundreds of thousands of Netgear devices at risk. Disclosed by cybersecurity firm Trustwave, the vulnerability essentially allows attackers to exploit the router’s password recovery system to bypass authentication ... Read More
 
Hacked Cameras, DVRs Powered Massive Internet Outage

Hacked Cameras, DVRs Powered Massive Internet Outage

A massive and sustained Internet attack that has caused outages and network congestion today for a large number of Web sites was launched with the help of hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices, such as CCTV video cameras and digital video recorders, new data suggests. Earlier today cyber criminals began training their attack cannons on Dyn, an ... Read More