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 Post subject: Re-boot your router
 Post Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:53 pm 
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Even if your router is not on the list the FBI recommends re-booting. I have my Belkin router set to automatically re-boot every day at 4:30 AM so I guess I'm covered.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/fbi-to-al ... 2179861831

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 Post subject: Re: Re-boot your router
 Post Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:08 pm 
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I have a Netgear Router 6400 and I followed these instructions
https://kb.netgear.com/000058814/Securi ... me-Routers

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 Post subject: Re: Re-boot your router
 Post Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:17 pm 
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Thanks for the heads-up Jay, as a TP-Link owner (not the model affected) i was initially alarmed, but after rebooting my router, and reading the following i assume I'm safe:
https://www.tp-link.com/us/faq-2212.html

One thing that caught my attention in the threads that lead way from your original link though is this...
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The researchers recommend users of small and home office-grade routers and NAS devices reset them to factory defaults and reboot them in order to remove the stage 2 and stage 3 malware, and reach out to device manufacturers to ensure up-to-date patching.

Updated at 4.08pm AEST, May 24, 2018
Source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/talos-fin ... n-ukraine/

There seems to be scant documentation or evidence that recommends removal of Stage 1, something i find puzzling if removal were to be complete.


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