Are Router Hacks the Next Offering in the Dump-of-the-Month Club?

In the past week, the WannaCrypt ransomware attacks have shut down hospitals, businesses (including FedEx, French automaker Renault and Spanish telecommunications firm Telefonica), universities, and other organizations, by attacking over 45,000 computers in 150 countries. Our users have asked us if their routers are vulnerable to these ransomware attacks. The short is no, because these […]

RouterCheck responds to the Deutsche Telekom problem

In light of the recent events involving the compromised routers in the Deutsche Telekom network, RouterCheck will now check for some of the indications that a router may be vulnerable to similar attacks. Earlier this week, close to 1,000,000 Deutsche Telekom customers were knocked off the internet when hackers began to attack their routers. Starting today, […]

Is Deutsche Telekom the Scariest Ever “Hack of Mass Destruction”?

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November 2016 will go down in history as a month where the unexpected actually happened. First, the Chicago Cubs, after a 108-year drought, won the World Series. Next, Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election. Now, as this tumultuous month draws to a close, a massive attack against nearly one million home routers of Deutsche Telekom AG customers […]