A hacker is selling sensitive military documents on online hacking forums, a security firm has discovered.
With the recent report about the VPNFilter router infection, the FBI has advised everyone to reboot their router. This article explains why this is not enough and that more steps are needed to fully remove the infection and protect your device.
Owners of popular Netgear router models should look into installing firmware updates on their devices as Netgear finished deploying patches for a slew of security issues discovered and reported by US cyber-security firm Trustware.
An anonymous vigilante has taken matters into his own hands and removed malware from a Netgear site after the company failed to clean up a two-year-old malware infection.
A Russian-speaking hacker has been infecting Netgear routers over the past months with a new strain of malware named RouteX that he uses to turn infected devices into SOCKS proxies and carry out credential stuffing attacks.
The latest firmware update for Netgear NightHawk R7000 routers adds support and enables an "analytics system" that collects user data and sends it to the company's servers.
Netgear has issued patches that resolve a simple bug in the firmware of 20 different router models that allow an attacker to expose the router's web panel admin password, which they can use to take over the device.
Router manufacturers such as Netgear and ZyXEL have failed to address seven security flaws reported by security researchers in the last three or more months.
Netgear has expanded the list of routers vulnerable to a simple yet dangerous exploit that came to light last week, and which is trivial to weaponize and allows attackers to take control over affected devices.
The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), an organization within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has published a security alert yesterday, warning owners of Netgear R6400 and R7000 models against using their routers for the time being, because of a severe security flaw.
Threatpost has reported that there is a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Netgear routers is currently being used by attackers to modify a router's DNS entries. All users of Netgear routers should immediately disable Remote Administration. with instructions found in this article.