Russian hackers exploit Ubiquiti routers in covert cyberattacks, FBI warns

Routers will not auto update firmware unless configured to do so

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Russian hackers exploit Ubiquiti routers in covert cyberattacks, FBI warns. Image via iStock
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Russian hackers exploit Ubiquiti routers in covert cyberattacks, FBI warns. Image via iStock

Despite recent efforts by the US Department of Justice to disrupt a botnet constituting primarily of these compromised routers, the threat persists

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a warning regarding the use of compromised Ubiquiti EdgeRouters by Russian state-backed hackers, unveiling a sophisticated network of cyber warf...

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