In-brief: NETGEAR has issued an emergency software patch for a serious vulnerability in its home routers, even as the company expands the list of affected hardware, adding five more models to the list of affected products.
In-brief: A serious security hole in the software that runs certain models of wifi routers made by the firm Netgear prompted warnings to customers to stop using them until a fix can be found. (Editor’s Note: updated with comment from Netgear. PFR 12/12/2016)
In-brief: More than 100,000 homes in the UK had their Internet access interrupted by an attack on broadband routers. The incident is believed to be part of a larger attack that affected some 900,000 Deutsche Telekom customers last week.
In-brief: In our latest Security Ledger podcast, we talk with Luma founder and CEO Paul Judge, a serial entrepreneur (Ciphertrust, Purewire, Pindrop) whose latest venture seeks to bring enterprise-quality wireless to the home market, improving both security and management along the way.
In-brief: Attacks that took 900,000 broadband routers offline in Germany have hit other countries as well, as security experts warn that the number of devices vulnerable to attack could number in the millions.