Category: TP-LINK

DNS Changer Malware detected by RouterCheck

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Another malware attack against home routers that modifies DNS settings has been disclosed by  Fernando Mercês, a researcher for Trend Micro. This DNS Changer is mostly active in Brazil, although it’s also been detected in the United States, Japan, as well as several other countries, The attack modifies the router’s DNS settings, a method that […]

RouterCheck now detects the “Kafeine Vulnerability”

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Security researcher Kafeine recently discovered a web-based attack tool that hackers have been using to compromise home routers. The attack utilizes Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities that are present in many popular routers. The list of router vendors affected include: ASUS Belkin D-Link Edimax Linksys Medialink Microsoft Netgear Tenda TP-Link Trendnet ZyXEL The attack modifies the […]

200,000 TP-LINK Routers are Vulnerable in Algeria

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ABDELLI Nassereddine, an Algerian Computer Science Student has reported a highly critical unauthorized access and password disclosure vulnerability in the routers provided by Algerie Telecom. Algerie Telecom provides TP-LINK TD-W8951ND routers to most of their customers which contain this vulnerability. Nassereddine found that this router allows access to an administrator interface page without any authorization […]

CSRF in TP-LINK

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There’s a great analysis of a newly discovered CSRF vulnerability in certain models of TP-LINK routers. This analysis explains what the vulnerability is, what it could affect, how to detect it, and how it could be exploited. A CSRF attack is often used by hackers to attack routers passively without having to directly touch them. […]

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