Boffin's easy remote hijack hack pops scores of router locks

Singaporean telco’s customer premises equipment is a gateway to security hell.

Darren Pauli:

Thousands of routers mandated for use by a major Singaporean telco and operated by ‘top enterprises” around the world are open to a remote zero day exploit that allows routers to be completely hijacked and is indefensible by most users.

Vantage Point Security senior security consultant Lyon Yang does not wish to disclose the name of the affected internet provider but says the ZHONE routers are required for subscribers to be able to connect to the service.

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