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.”
Cisco’s Talos security group disclosed four vulnerabilities that impact the TP-Link TL-R600VPN router. Several of the discovered bugs could lead to remote code execution.
Security researchers at Chinese security company Qihoo 360 Netlab have discovered 7,500 MicroTik routers have been compromised and forwarding traffic to attackers.
Security researchers recently spotted a surge in CoinHive infected MikroTik network devices in Brazil.
A highly sophisticated cyberespionage campaign dubbed Slingshot has been uncovered by Kaspersky security researchers. The campaign targets MikroTik routers to compromise them and use as a springboard to attack victims’ computers, as the company revealed in last week’s Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit (SAS).