Virgin Media customers asked to change passwords over hacking alert

June 23, 2017


Virgin Media, one of UK’s larger Internet providers, has advised more than their 800.000 customers using a specific router (Super Hub 2), to change their passwords immediately after an investigation revealed they are prone to hacking.

The warning comes after ethical security experts SureCLoud were able to crack the router’s default password in just days, allowing hackers to interact with some connected devices.

The investigation showed 8 out of 15 of the smart products tested had security issues.

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