Software VPNFilter malware to infect about a billion router … this is what you need to know about

Explained researchers security to VPNFilter is not a vulnerability in routers attacker can find and exploit, it is a malware installed on the device for later use in doing things may be awful.

We published the end of May an urgent request from the US Federal Bureau of investigation FBI of the need to reboot home routers “links” to stop the malware linked to Russia.

Then as the analysis conducted by the company Talon, which is the section responsible for cyber threats in the Cisco, that at least 500 thousand a router in 54 countries at least have been infected due to malicious software, which is called the Federal Bureau of investigation researchers, security name VPNFilter.

And now it seems that the effect of VPNFilter not standing at what was announced previously. In a new report expected to be issued tomorrow, Wednesday, reported by Cisco it has been infected more than 200,000 device further guidance; and that the capacity of VPNFilter are much worse than initially expected.

As for the details of the VPNFilter, they software installed malware on a router WiFi. Has hit nearly a billion router in 54 countries around the world, and the list of devices that were software malicious as many consumer devices are common, including Linksys, MikroTik, Netgear and TP-Link.

It should be noted that it is important to note that VPNFilter is not a vulnerability in routers attacker can find and exploit, it is a malware installed on the device for later use in doing things may be awful. Such as the conversion of all secure communication via the HTTPS protocol to the non-secure via the HTTP protocol, then can the software to monitor all communications that take place via the router source, which detects sensitive data such as passwords, banking data.

And here you can see a list of routers that the source of the software malicious, and if the router your mentioned in the list, here are some important tips, which are the most important to restart the device by unplugging it from power for 30 seconds, and is capable of scanning all installed applications on the device.

And tips also factory reset the router, then make sure that it works with the latest version of the firmware the firmware.

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