Malware turns home routers into proxies for Chinese state-sponsored hackers

Found 23 days ago at Arstechnica

Researchers on Tuesday unveiled a major discovery—malicious firmware that can wrangle a wide range of residential and small office routers into a network that stealthily relays traffic to command and control servers maintained by Chinese state sponsored hackers. A firmware implant, revealed in a write up from Check Point Research, contains a full featured backdoor that allows attackers to...

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