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25 Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Models Vulnerable to Attacks
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2017, 02:16:18 PM »
25 Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Models Vulnerable to Attacks
21 April 2017, 12:38 am

Twenty-five Linksys router models are vulnerable to serious attacks that could have a huge security impact on owners. 

According to IOActive, these models are vulnerable to attacks that allow third parties to reboot, lock out and extract sensitive router data from affected devices. 

The issue affects the latest Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router brands, they say, identifying models using the latest 802.11N and 802.11AC standards as being at risk. 

IOActive researcher Tao Sauvage says they found ten vulnerabilities that impact the Linksys routers. During the investigation, 7,000 vulnerable routers were discovered to be in use. However, more than 100,000 additional routers vulnerable to the flaws could also be in use, which makes the situation a lot more problematic. 

"We found about 7,000 vulnerable devices exposed at the time of the search. It should be noted that this number does not... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

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