Category: D-Link

DNS Changer Malware detected by RouterCheck

Another malware attack against home routers that modifies DNS settings has been disclosed by  Fernando Mercês, a researcher for Trend Micro. This DNS Changer is mostly active in Brazil, although it’s also been detected in the United States, Japan, as well as several other countries, The attack modifies the router’s DNS settings, a method that […]

RouterCheck now detects the “Kafeine Vulnerability”

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 […]

Joel’s Backdoor

A new vulnerability called Joel’s Backdoor has been found in D-Link routers that allows unauthenticated users to gain access to administrator functions. A terrific write-up of the discovery of this vulnerability can be found here. The vulnerability appears to affect the following D-Link routers DIR-100 DIR-120 DI-624S DI-524UP DI-604S DI-604UP DI-604+ TM-G5240 Additionally, several Planex routers […]

D-Link and HNAP

A new vulnerability has been found that allows hackers to view and control administrator settings on D-Link routers. The vulnerability appears to be from a bug made in the implementation of HNAP support for the device which allows an attacker to bypass all of the security on the device and have full administrator privileges. You […]