VPNFilter -- Router Malware

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VPNFilter -- Router Malware

Post by gaucho » 28. May 2018, 23:03

I saw this in today's technology news and thought I'd pass it along to alert Salix users about the VPNFilter malware threat.

(I did a forum search to check whether this topic has been raised already; it appears that it has not.)

https://arstechnica.com/information-tec ... k-devices/
Goodin, Dan. "FBI tells router users to reboot now to kill malware infecting 500K devices: Feds take aim at potent VPNFilter malware allegedly unleashed by Russia." Ars Technica. 25 May 2018.

https://www.symantec.com/blogs/threat-i ... ot-malware
"VPNFilter: New Router Malware with Destructive Capabilities." 23 May 2018.

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