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F.B.I.’s Urgent Request: Reboot Your Router to Stop
« on: May 28, 2018, 06:28:46 PM »
Hoping to thwart a sophisticated malware system linked to Russia that has infected hundreds of thousands of internet routers, the F.B.I. has made an urgent request to anybody with one of the devices: Turn it off, and then turn it back on.

The malware is capable of blocking web traffic, collecting information that passes through home and office routers, and disabling the devices entirely, the bureau announced on Friday.

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/27/technology/router-fbi-reboot-malware.html
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