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CallStranger UPnP vulnerability affects multiple internet-facing products

The CERT Coordination Center issued a new advisory for a UPnP configuration vulnerability CVE-2020-12695 that could allow an attacker to abuse devices and send traffic to arbitrary destinations. As a result, devices connected to the internet with UPnP enabled could expose additional vulnerabilities that could lead to amplified DDoS attacks and data loss.

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Satori malware made public

As Checkpoint researchers discovered earlier this week, a variant of Mirai malware dubbed Satori was used to attack hundreds of thousands of Huawei home routers in the past several weeks. Now the Satori exploit code used in the attack is now public, Threatpost reports. Researchers further warn that the malicious code could quickly be used to launch common DDoS attacks …

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