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Virgin Media tells 800,000 customers to change passwords after routers found...

Ethical hackers carried out research on the Super Hub 2 router and found it could be used to take control of Internet of Things devices.

BrandPost: Programming the Network: It’s a Whole New World

With Open IOS XE, Cisco is changing the game Old-school network engineers probably remember the Cisco 2500-series router.
It ran a slow Motorola 68000 CPU, the monolithic IOS operating system, and did one thing only:  route packets.Routers and switches have certainly sped up since then, and the operating system has been modernized, but networking hasn't changed much otherwise. We still use CLI and SNMP to manage our networks the same way we did in the 1990s.With Open IOS XE, however, Cisco is changing the game. We now support powerful programmable interfaces like NETCONF and YANG. We can easily on-board devices without tedious manual configuration, and we can host Python scripts and applications all directly on the box.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

BrandPost: The New Network – It’s for Developers!

With Open IOS XE, Cisco is changing the game Old-school network engineers probably remember the Cisco 2500-series router.
It ran a slow Motorola 68000 CPU, the monolithic IOS operating system, and did one thing only:  route packets.Routers and switches have certainly sped up since then, and the operating system has been modernized, but networking hasn't changed much otherwise. We still use CLI and SNMP to manage our networks the same way we did in the 1990s.With Open IOS XE, however, Cisco is changing the game. We now support powerful programmable interfaces like NETCONF and YANG. We can easily on-board devices without tedious manual configuration, and we can host Python scripts and applications all directly on the box.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

TP-Link Fixes Code Execution Vulnerability in End-of-Life Routers

Router manufacturer TP-Link recently fixed a vulnerability in a discontinued line of routers that if exploited could have been used to execute code on the device.

Wikileaks Alleges Years of CIA D-Link and Linksys Router Hacking Via...

The latest dump from Wikileaks alleges the CIA installed custom router firmware on unsuspecting targets in order to spy on internet activity.

Advanced CIA firmware has been infecting Wi-Fi routers for years

Latest Vault7 release exposes network-spying operation CIA kept secret since 2007.

CIA has been hacking into Wi-Fi routers for years, leaked documents...

The hacking tools target hundreds of models developed by dozens of router manufacturers.

You’re not safe offline: Router LED lights can steal your data

Whether your PC is physically connected to a network or not, a router or switch can be used to compromise your data.

Blinking Router LEDs Leak Data From Air-Gapped Networks

Researchers say sensitive data can be extracted from air-gapped networks via a wireless router's blinking LEDs.

VU#350135: Various WiMAX routers contain a authentication bypass vulnerability in custom...

WiMAX routers from several vendors making use of a custom httpd plugin for libmtk are vulnerable to an authentication bypass allowing a remote,unauthenticated attacker to change the administrator password on the device.

Netgear ‘fixes’ router by adding phone-home features that record your IP...

Yeah, that'll be secure for sure Netgear NightHawk R7000 users who ran last week's firmware upgrade need to check their settings, because the company added a remote data collection feature to the units.…

ASUS Patches RT Router Vulnerabilities

ASUS updated the firmware in March of a number of its RT routers to address vulnerabilities found within the device’s native web interface.