Password-stealing security hole discovered in many Netgear routers

A security researcher has described how he uncovered a severe security hole in dozens of different Netgear routers, meaning that “hundreds of thousands, if not over a million” devices could be at risk of having their admin passwords stolen by hackers.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

Netgear releases firmware updates for vulnerable routers

Netgear releases patches for serious vulnerability that allows a remote unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands with root privileges on affected routers.

CERT warns Netgear routers can be easily exploited

It has not been a good year for the internet of things, security-wise.

The latest IoT devices found vulnerable to trivial exploitation? Netgear routers.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

Got one of these Netgear wireless routers? You’ve got a security problem

A warning has been issued about what appears to be a serious security issue affecting several Netgear WiFi routers, and could result in hackers stealing sensitive information, including admin passwords and wireless keys.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.