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Threat Research

Hide ‘N Seek: From Home Routers to Smart Home Insecurities

In this report we will take a look at HNS evolution and how it was able to add exploits on a regular basis over the past several months without making headlines.

Threat Research

FortiGuard Labs Telemetry: Round up of 2015 and 2016 IoT Threats (Part 2 Home Routers)

In our last post [Round up of 2016 IoT Threats] we compared 2015 and 2016 global threat telemetry for IoT devices collected by our FortiGuard Labs. In this post, we will examine why home routers had a such a huge increase in IPS signature hits in 2016, when compared to 2015. Home Routers In 2015, home routers had the most IPS signature hits at around 821,000. But this number exploded exponentially in 2016, to more than 25 billion hits. We can see the exponential increase more clearly when we compare both years using a size comparison chart...

By Gavin Chow March 13, 2017

Threat Research

Home Routers - New Favorite of Cybercriminals in 2016

Fortinet has been monitoring the outbreak of attacks targeting home routers over the past several months. We plan to post a series of blogs to share our findings. In this post, we review the related statistical data that has been recorded by Fortinet. Since July of this year, it has not been uncommon for signatures detecting vulnerabilities in home routers to take up three spots in our daily top 10 IPS detection list. An analysis of these three signatures is provided below. 1. Netcore.Netis.Devices.Hardcoded.Password.Security.Bypass The...

By Bing Liu October 12, 2016