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Category: Wireless security


Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Comcast Patches Router Bug That Leaked Some Wi-Fi Passwords

May 23, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Comcast patched a bug Monday that under certain conditions leaked customer SSID names and passwords of Xfinity routers. The flaw was accessible via the Comcast website used by customers to activate and manage their Xfinity router. The bug did not […]


Malware, Wireless security

TheMoon botnet is now leveraging a zero-day to target GPON routers

May 22, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers from security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab reported that cybercriminals are continuing to target the Dasan GPON routers, they recently spotted threat actors using another new zero-day flaw affecting the same routers and recruit them in their botnet. At the […]


Network security, Wireless security

New DDoS Attack Method Leverages UPnP

May 15, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

‘Lock down UPnP routers,’ researchers say. A new DDoS technique is adding a new twist to this common threat and upping the chance that an attack will have an impact on business operations. The new attack leverages a known vulnerability […]


Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Sierra Wireless Patches Critical Vulns in Range of Wireless Routers

May 9, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Sierra Wireless has patched two critical vulnerabilities for its range of wireless gateways that would leave the enterprise devices helpless to an array of remote threats, including the charms of the Reaper IoT botnet. The more critical of the two […]


Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Over a Million Dasan Routers Vulnerable to Remote Hacking

May 2, 2018

Via: Security Week

Researchers have disclosed the details of two unpatched vulnerabilities that expose more than one million home routers made by South Korea-based Dasan Networks to remote hacker attacks. In a blog post published on Monday, vpnMentor revealed that many Gigabit-capable Passive […]


Wireless security

Talos experts found many high severity flaws in Moxa EDR-810 industrial routers

April 16, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Security experts at Cisco’s Talos group have discovered a total of 17 vulnerabilities in Moxa EDR-810 industrial routers manufactured by Moxa. The Moxa EDR-810 is an integrated industrial multiport router that implements firewall, NAT, VPN and managed Layer 2 switch […]


Virus & Malware, Wireless security

Hackers Can Stealthily Exfiltrate Data via Power Lines

April 13, 2018

Via: Security Week

Researchers have created proof-of-concept (PoC) malware that can stealthily exfiltrate data from air-gapped computers using power lines. The malware, dubbed PowerHammer, is the work of researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. The university has previously published […]


Wireless security

Microsoft Issues Rare Patch for Wireless Keyboard Flaw

April 11, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Patch Tuesday includes 67 fixes – the most critical of which are browser-related. So much for a spring break: Microsoft today dropped 67 security patches in its April Patch Tuesday release, including one for a piece of one of its […]


Vulnerabilities, Wireless security

Critical Flaw Exposes Many Cisco Devices to Remote Attacks

March 30, 2018

Via: Security Week

Cisco has patched more than 30 vulnerabilities in its IOS software, including a critical remote code execution flaw that exposes hundreds of thousands – possibly millions – of devices to remote attacks launched over the Internet. A total of three […]


Wireless security

Flaws Affecting Top-Selling Netgear Routers Disclosed

February 9, 2018

Via: Security Week

Security firm Trustwave has disclosed the details of several vulnerabilities affecting Netgear routers, including devices that are top-selling products on Amazon and Best Buy. The flaws were discovered by researchers in March 2017 and they were patched by Netgear in […]