Warning over Android Trojan that uses smartphones to attack routers

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Warning over Android Trojan that uses smartphones to attack routers
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Warning over Android Trojan that uses smartphones to attack routers

Kaspersky issues warning over Switcher Trojan that conducts brute-force attacks on routers

Security software company Kaspersky has warned of a new form of Android Trojan that uses compromised devices to conduct surreptitious brute-force attacks against WiFi routers. Dubbed the Switcher Trojan,...

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