Notorious IoT botnets weaponize new flaw found in millions of home routers

Online criminals-at least some of them wielding the notorious Mirai malware that transforms Internet-of-things devices into powerful denial-of-service cannons-have begun exploiting a critical flaw that may be present in millions of home routers. Routers provided to German and Irish ISP customers for Deutsche Telekom and Eircom respectively have already been identified as being vulnerable, according to recently published reports from researchers tracking the attacks.

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