New malware attacks are using popular router hardware to carry out proxy-based credential stuffing. Admins should regularly install firmware updates.
Router security fears have prompted a researcher to recommend that members of the general should disconnect their D-Link 850L routers from the internet.
A cyberattack by the author of BrickerBot left 60,000 users without internet in India. The attack was linked to an external connections vulnerability.
Routers are popular targets for cybercrime. One actor in particular claimed to have permanently infected millions of routers with a firmware-based attack.
Although the DNSChanger exploit kit is spread through malvertising, it is designed to target vulnerabilities in victims' physical internet routers.
Cisco recently disclosed a critical vulnerability in its software. According to the advisory, no workaround is currently available to resolve the issue.
Routers from Ubiquiti Networks are being attacked by a worm, but security experts don't know what the exploit's end game is just yet.
The White Team revealed themselves to be the developers behind Linux.Wifatch, the vigilante malware that was protecting routers from attacks.
A hacker may be helping protect unsuspecting users from malware through the Linux.Wifatch router virus, which protects home networks from botnets.
Security experts say unless users upgrade to the latest firmware, a type of Belkin router that has been on the market since 2011 may be open to attacks.