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  • Bug in NetUSB code opens networking devices to remote code execution

    20.05.2015

    Researchers from SEC Consult have published details of a critical kernel stack buffer overflow vulnerability in NetUSB, a software component that provides "USB over IP" functionality and is included in most recent firmware versions of many TP-Link, Netgear, Trendnet, and Zyxel networking devices.

  • Critical vulnerability in RealTek SDK breaks routers' security

    30.04.2015

    A critical vulnerability in version 1.3 of the RealTek software development kit (SDK) has opened hole in D-Link and Trendnet Wi-Fi routers - and possibly many others, as well - which can be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code on the devices.

  • D-Link's failed patch for DIR-890L router adds a new hole

    17.04.2015

    Prolific hacker Craig Heffner, who has a particular interest in hacking embedded devices, has recently documented the existence of a command injection bug in the firmware of D-Link's DIR-890L router.

  • Attackers can easily crack Belkin routers' WPS PINs

    13.04.2015

    A considerable number of routers manufactured by US-based Belkin use a flawed method for creating PINs for Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), making them easily discoverable by attackers, a researcher has found.

  • Over 250,000 home routers sport same SSH keys, warns researcher

    20.02.2015

    With a simple search, John Matherly, the creator of Shodan, has discovered with it more than 250,000 routers that share the same SSH key, meaning they also share the same private key.




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Keeping passwords safe from cracking

A group of researchers from Purdue University in Indiana have come up with an effective and easy-to-implement solution for protecting passwords from attackers.


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