Blog: FBI warns that you should reset your router!

chad@rainnetworks.com

Over the long weekend, the FBI announced that people all around the globe should reboot their routers and storage devices to disrupt a botnet attack stemming from the ongoing VPNFilter Malware attack.This attack uses several stages of malware, including some that have the ability to brick the device or monitor traffic and capture credentials. 

The best way to protect against this attack is to reset your routers immediately. You can also make sure that all available patches/updates are installed, and make sure that you aren't using default credentials. Some other recommended protections include turning off remote management on the router, and Linksys even recommends factor resets on all infected router.

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