v with hardcoded passwords, expert says

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By Antone Gonsalves, CSO | August 27th, 2014 Sometimes it is best to toss security-challenged technology, and that’s the recommendation experts are giving to small businesses using a flawed router from a China-based manufacturer. Trend Micro reported this week that routers sold under the brand name of Netcore in China and Netis outside of the…

Many home routers supplied by ISPs can be compromised en masse, researchers say

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By Lucian Constantin, PCWorld | August 10th, 2014 Specialized servers used by many ISPs to manage routers and other gateway devices provisioned to their customers are accessible from the Internet and can easily be taken over by attackers, researchers warn. By gaining access to such servers, hackers or intelligence agencies could potentially compromise millions of…