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TalkTalk complacent about Mirai attacks

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Researchers are urging TalkTalk customers to change their passwords in the aftermath of the recent Mirai botnet attack that enslaved their routers. TalkTalk, however, is taking a relaxed view; leaving it to its users to decide whether or not to adopt any security measures. Security advisers are not impressed by… Read more »

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Mirai malware worms its way into routers

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A number of high profile communications businesses – including TalkTalk, Post Office and Deutsche Telekom – have recently suffered malware attacks on their routers, severing their customers’ internet connections. The unknown attackers used the Mirai worm, which is spread via hijacked computers and IoT devices and causes damage to equipment… Read more »

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D-Link domestic routers found to have security risk

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Domestic routers by D-Link and Planex have been found to have an easy-to-exploit backdoor access point by security researcher, Craig Heffner. The backdoor, if used, would allow a hacker to take complete control of a router and/or modem letting them gain access to the home’s browsing activity. D-Link has acknowledged… Read more »

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