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US and UK issue joint warning about Russian hacking of routers and ISPs

4 days ago   |   By Beta News

Global fears about cyberattacks by Russia are not calming down, and the US and UK have just issued a joint alert warning of state-sponsored attacks on network infrastructure devices, including residential routers. The west is accusing Russia of an espionage-driven malicious cyberoffensive, and the Technical Alert - which comes following a joint effort between the Department of Homeland Security , the Federal Bureau of Investigation , and the UK's National Cyber Security Centre - warns that both governmental and residential hardware is being targeted to "potentially lay a foundation for...
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US, UK Warn That Russia Has Been Hacking Routers Worldwide

US, UK Warn That Russia Has Been Hacking Routers Worldwide

5 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

If there was ever a time to beef up your computer's security at home, now would be it. This is because if the reports are to be believed , Russia has apparently been hacking routers in homes around the world. This is according to a joint announcement by both the US and UK intelligence agencies. According to the British intelligence, the National Security Council , the DHS and the FBI, they have accused Russia of trying to compromise routers for the past few months in a bid to hijack the internet's infrastructure. It has also been suggested that compromised hardware might not only allow...
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