A researcher has discovered a security hole in the firmware of several wireless Asus router models which could be exploited by an attacker to gain complete control of the network and use it to mount other attacks from this vantage point.
Akamai today released its latest State of the Internet report, which provides insight into key global statistics such as connection speeds and broadband adoption across fixed and mobile networks, overall attack traffic, global 4K readiness, and IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 implementation.
A critical, easy to exploit vulnerability that opens more than 12 million SOHO routers around the world to remote compromise has been discovered by Check Point researchers.
Owners of a number of Linksys small office/home office routers have been urged last week to update their device's firmware in order patch two vulnerabilities, one of which could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to read or modify sensitive information on the router, and the other could allow a local attacker to read the device's password file.
An alarming number of organizations are disabling advanced firewall features in order to avoid significant network performance degradation, say the results of the Network Performance and Security report unveiled today by McAfee today at the FOCUS 14 conference, which Help Net Security is also attending.
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