Symantec Launches Free VPNFilter Security Tool
Symantec unveils VPNFilter Check, a free online tool designed to help individuals and organizations determine if a router may be impacted by VPNFilter malware.
Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 29 June 2018
Today’s MSSP and cybersecurity news involves Atos, Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Carbon Black, DFLabs, continued Equifax breach fallout, Gurucul, IBM Security, LogPoint, McAfee, SOAR, SIEM, Sophos, Symantec, VPNFilter router malware test, and more.
VPNFilter IoT Botnet Now Hitting Endpoints, More Router Models
The VPNFilter botnet, first reported by Cisco Talos researchers two weeks ago, may be considerably worse than originally thought. The malware has penetrated more routers and even endpoints.
FBI Issues VPNFilter Cyberattack Warning, Urges Network Router Reboots
The FBI issues VPNFilter cyberattack warning, urging consumers to reboot their small office and home office (SOHO) routers in a bid to mitigate a potential worldwide attack.
FBI Seeks to Shut Down Massive VPNFilter Botnet; Russia Denies Cyberattack Plans
An IoT botnet called VPNFilter infects more than 500,000 devices worldwide — placing malware on routers & network attached storage hardware, according to Cisco’s Talos business. Russia denies involvement. FBI seeks to shut down botnet.