Security researcher Kafeine recently discovered a web-based attack tool that hackers have been using to compromise home routers. The attack utilizes Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities that are present in many popular routers. The list of router vendors affected include: ASUS Belkin D-Link Edimax Linksys Medialink Microsoft Netgear Tenda TP-Link Trendnet ZyXEL The attack modifies the […]
SOHOpelessly Broken, the contest that tested router security and was run as part of the DEFCON hacker conference has announced the winner. The winner: Craig Young of security firm TripWire uncovered 11 of the 15 vulnerabilities that were found as a part of the contest. The real winners: hopefully all of us as the contest […]
Belkin recently fixed a vulnerability in their N150 wireless router that allowed hackers to read any file on the device’s file system. Users of this device are urged to patch their firmware with the latest version which is 1.00.08. More information about this issue can be found in the official Belkin support article.