Netgear fixes high risk vulnerability in multiple routers and network devices

Netgear has released firmware updates to fix a high severity remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in multiple Netgear routers and other network devices. A remote attacker could exploit to take control of an affected device.

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Germany Publishes New Broadband Router Security Guidelines

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."

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Slingshot APT targets routers

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).

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