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D-Link routers vulnerable to unauthorized DNS changing


Softpedia- (International) A recently published proof-of-concept exploit from a security researcher at Ethical Hacker, illustrated a vulnerability found in DSL router model D-Link DSL-2740R, which allows remoter hackers to change the device's domain name system (DNS) settings and redirect users to malicious online locations hosting malware or phishing pages.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:17