Category: Hack of Mass Destruction

200,000 TP-LINK Routers are Vulnerable in Algeria

ABDELLI Nassereddine, an Algerian Computer Science Student has reported a highly critical unauthorized access and password disclosure vulnerability in the routers provided by Algerie Telecom. Algerie Telecom provides TP-LINK TD-W8951ND routers to most of their customers which contain this vulnerability. Nassereddine found that this router allows access to an administrator interface page without any authorization […]

Bringing down an ISP

Very interesting article about how an attacker can bring down an entire ISP by replacing firmware in routers/modems. The authors did a good job explaining the context and threats that are out there. They also explained how a hacker could fairly easily find large blocks of people who were all subscribers of the same ISP […]