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More than 20 Linksys router models are vulnerable to attacks that allow a third party to reboot, lock out and extract sensitive router data from affected devices. According to IOActive, impacted routers include some of its latest Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router brands, specifically the EA and WRT series. There is currently no fix for the flaws, however there are measures users can take to mitigate risk.

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How serious, really, is the danger presented by exploits? The recent leak of an exploit toolset allegedly used by the infamous Equation Group suggests it’s time to revisit that question. Several zero-days, as well as a bunch of merely ‘severe’ exploits apparently used in-the-wild were disclosed.

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Most Australian organizations faced some form of cyberattack during the 2015-2016 fiscal year, with 86 percent saying their confidentiality, integrity and network availability were mainly targeted, according to ACSC’s inaugural Cyber Security Survey.

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Humans remain the weak link in corporate data protection, but you might be surprised that it isn’t only rank-and-file employees duped by phishing scams who pose risks. Some companies are lulled into a false sense of cybersecurity by vendors. You read that right:Some enterprises believe the shiny new technologies they’ve acquired will protect them from anything.

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