Spammer scum hack 100,000 home routers via UPnP vulns to craft email-flinging botnet [tele...

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Once again, a hundred thousand or more home routers have been
press-ganged into a spam-spewing botnet, this time via Universal Plug
and Play (UPnP).

According to brainiacs from 360 Netlab, the malware exploits
vulnerabilities in a Broadcom UPnP implementation to infect vulnerable
gateways, and that means a load of router manufacturers are affected
because their kit uses that technology.

Bill Horne
(Remove QRM from my email address to write to me directly)

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