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Web attack could hit home routers

February 16, 2007

If you haven’t changed the default password on your home router, do so now. That’s what researchers at Symantec and Indiana University are saying, after publishing the results of tests that show how attackers could take over your home router using malicious JavaScript code.”

Owners of home routers who set a moderately secure password — one that is non-default and non-trivial to guess — are immune to router manipulation via JavaScript,” the paper states.”

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