Thursday, 15 January 2015
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Low end home routers come with default passwords that many users don't bother to change. As you might guess some clever hackers have written malware that searches the net looking for them.,When found, these routers are infected with software that is used to perform DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks for a fee. If this doesn't seem like it should be much of a problem for you personally, think about the fact that one such outfit recently bragged that they have 250-500,000 routers infected and have performed over 17,000 DDoS attacks.
Yes, that's right. People pay bad guys to perform DDoS attacks on someone they don't like. For the uninitiated, a DDoS is an attack on a single web site or web service from multiple places at the same time. This flood of traffic effectively takes the site or service off-line and makes it unavailable to legitimate visitors, and it could happen to you.
If you have a home router, be sure your password is strong. In fact, as we have written here many times, all your passwords should be strong. The bad guys can pound away at your various logins all night long until they successfully break in. Your only defense is a strong password.
Posted on 01/15/2015 9:50 AM by Customer Service
15 Jan 2015
Good point, but how do I go about changing the password on my home router.
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