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.
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.
A number of Netgear home wireless routers sport a vulnerability that can be misused by unauthenticated attackers to obtain the administrator password, device serial number, WLAN details, and various details regarding clients connected to the device, claims systems/network engineer Peter Adkins.
Spanish security researcher Eduardo Novella has discovered two critical vulnerabilities affecting a specific ADB Pirelli home wireless router deployed by Spanish broadband provider Movistar and Argentinian ISP Arnet.
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.
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