Author Topic: Internet router/modem malware  (Read 380 times)

Offline mygoggie

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Re: Internet router/modem malware
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2018, 12:22:00 PM »
Strangely, this seems to be getting very little attention.

Offline mygoggie

Re: Internet router/modem malware
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2018, 11:32:32 AM »
Jip, this is serious, but I think people do not realise the implications of this malware  :sweat:
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Re: Internet router/modem malware
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2018, 11:36:01 AM »
Jip, this is serious, but I think people do not realise the implications of this malware  :sweat:

this is concerning, but out of fear that i will never have internet again, i don't want to tamper with my router.
someone told me that i can make ice cubes with left over wine.
i am confused, what is left over wine?

Offline GoodEnoughGear

Re: Internet router/modem malware
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2018, 12:30:03 PM »
The problem is there's no patch or update that protects against it. The answer is a new router!

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Re: Internet router/modem malware
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2018, 02:21:12 PM »
None of the vulnerable devices on my network  :groovy:

    Linksys E1200
    Linksys E2500
    Linksys WRVS4400N
    Mikrotik RouterOS for Cloud Core Routers: Versions 1016, 1036, and 1072
    Netgear DGN2200
    Netgear R6400
    Netgear R7000
    Netgear R8000
    Netgear WNR1000
    Netgear WNR2000
    QNAP TS251
    QNAP TS439 Pro
    Other QNAP NAS devices running QTS software
    TP-Link R600VPN
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Re: Internet router/modem malware
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2018, 04:30:46 PM »
The problem is there's no patch or update that protects against it. The answer is a new router!

I suspect that most (all?) infections happen because people leave the remote admin on, and configuration login and password as factory defaults.

Offline Gifted

Re: Internet router/modem malware
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2018, 01:22:41 PM »
For sure its defaults being left.

I can see two networks in my estate that you can log into the router just with a default admin/admin lol

Im running Ubiquti routers. should be good.