Mikrotik

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Last month we reported about a widespread crypto-mining malware campaign that hijacked over 200,000 MikroTik routers using a previously disclosed vulnerability revealed in the CIA Vault 7 leaks. Now Chinese security researchers at Qihoo 360 Netlab have discovered that out of 370,000 potentially vulnerable MikroTik routers, more than 7,500 devices have been compromised to enable
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by Paul Ducklin We’ll start this story right at the end: Users and sysadmins. Patch early, patch often. Vendors and programmers. Don’t store plaintext passwords. In this particular case, the vulnerable devices under attack are Mikrotik routers that haven’t been patched since April 2018. Security researcher Simon Kenin at Trustwave pieced the story together, following