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Lizard Stresser runs on hacked home routers

2015/01/09

Krebs on Security - (International) A security researcher reported that the Lizard Stresser for-hire distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack tool associated with the Lizard Squad group was found to draw bandwidth from infected home, commercial, and educational institution routers. The malware used looks for routers which allow access through factory default login and password combinations.

Source: http://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/01/lizard-stresser-runs-on-hacked-home-routers/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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