Broadcom Based UPnP Using Broadband Routers Hit by Malware



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Network security testers at 360 Netlab have identified a new botnet called “BCMPUPnP_Hunter,” which uses vulnerabilities in Broadcom’s implementation of the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol to hijack broadband ISP routers from manufactures like Billion, D-Link, TP-Link , ZyXEL etc. At the time of writing it’s been suggested that around 100,000 routers could have […]

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