The German government Federal Office for Information Security published technical security guidelines for broadband routers commonly used in Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) environments. The new guideline provides recommendations to manufacturers on designing and implementing routing products with “adequate state-of-the -art security features.”
Security researchers warn that an IoT botnet has been scanning the internet and exploiting nearly 100,000 routers exposed with a five year old UPnP vulnerability.
Security researchers recently spotted a surge in CoinHive infected MikroTik network devices in Brazil.
NCCIC has issued a security advisory and mitigation guidance for a bluetooth vulnerability that impacts Bluetooth firmware and operating system software drivers from multiple vendors.
Trend Micro recently gathered and published new vulnerability scan data on Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as home routers and Wi-Fi devices that could be vulnerable to malware threats such as VPNFilter.