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Information security specialists disclosed details of five vulnerabilities in D-Link routers

Loginsoft experts have reported about five serious vulnerabilities found in some models of D-Link routers. Even worse, support for some vulnerable devices has already been discontinued, which means they will not receive patches, while PoC exploits for problems have already been made public. mong discovered by researchers problems were: reflected XSS attacks; a buffer overflow to find out the administrator’s credentials; bypass authentication; arbitrary code execution. Basically, anyone with access to the device’s admin page can perform the listed attacks without even knowing the credentials. “Fortunately, in most cases, to gain access to the admin interface, an attacker must be on the same network as the router (for example, it could be a connection to a public access point or …

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Due to pandemic, RDP and VPN usage grew by 41% and 33%

Amid of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of remote access technologies such as RDP and VPN has grown significantly, as many companies have transferred their employees to remote work, and this usually involves a remote connection to internal networks. ccording to statistics from the Shodan search engine, by last Sunday, March 29, 2020, the number of RDP endpoints increased from 3,000,000 at the beginning of the year to almost 4,400,000. These data include only endpoints running on the standard RDP 3389 port. “A similar surge of activity is also observed on port 3388, which is regularly use system administrators to protect RDPs from attacks. In this case, activity increased by 36.8% (from 60,000 at the beginning of the year to …

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