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How to Seize Control of a Router with RouterSploit

A router is the core of anyone's internet experience, but most people don't spend much time setting up this critical piece of hardware. Old firmware, default passwords, and other configuration issues continue to haunt many organizations. Exploiting the poor, neglected computer inside these routers...


VPNFilter malware that attacks routers is far more dangerous than thought

VPNFilter, a recently discovered malware that attacks routers and switches, is far more dangerous than originally thought.  Cisco Talos, which first posted information about VPNFilter in May, has now updated its blog with new findings about this threat, and the results are not good.  SEE A...


FBI seizes domain Russia allegedly used to infect 500,000 consumer routers

Enlarge (credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Russia#/media/File:Flag_of_Russia.svg) The FBI has seized a key domain used to infect more than 500,000 home and small-office routers in a move that significantly frustrates a months long attack that agents say was carried out by the Russian...


Hackers infect 500,000 consumer routers all over the world with malware

Enlarge / A Linksys WRVS4400N, one of more than a dozen network devices targeted by VPNFilter. (credit: Linksys) Hackers possibly working for an advanced nation have infected more than 500,000 home and small-office routers around the world with malware that can be used to collect communications,...


Apple is done making AirPort routers

Engadget reports that Apple is bowing out of the router business. It’s discontinuing its AirPort and Time Capsule base stations; the company will sell the remaining devices in its warehouses, and continue to offer support and patches in the future. The Cupertino-based firm is winding down its...


Apple’s AirPort routers have been kicked to the curb

Apple has announced that it’s getting out of the router business. The Cupertino firm will be selling off its remaining AirPort router inventory via Apple Stores and authorized retailers, but will not restock. That said, no price drop has been announced.The company will, however, continue to su...


The Best Routers and Modems for Every Budget

Achieving the fastest internet speeds relies in part on service. However, many issues such as a slow or unreliable connection may find hardware, rather than an internet service provider (ISP) at fault.This guide is available to download as a free PDF. Download The Best Routers and Modems for Every B...


Foxconn buys Belkin, adding routers and smart home products to its portfolio

Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, just bought Belkin and its subsidiary brands for $866 million. The deal makes Foxconn a brand that markets mobile accessories, routers, and smart home products. The purchased brands will stay the same, but who knows if Foxconn&r...

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