It Would Be a Good Idea to Secure Your Wireless Router

Brian Krebs – of Krebs on Security – has a new post today noting that cyber-thieves are hacking into wireless routers to deliver the “Dyre” brand of password-stealing software, also called “Uaptre.”  Krebs cites a report from Symantec indicating that “Dyre is a highly developed piece of malware, capable of hijacking all three major web browsers and intercepting internet banking sessions in order to harvest the victim’s credentials and send them to the attackers.”   It is being served from compromised home routers, which is apparently how cyber-thieves compromised Microsoft Xbox and SONY Playstation networks.  Krebs noted in his post...

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