A vigilante hacker is changing 10,000 WiFi passwords

Jose Pagliery reports:

Does your home WiFi use a default password? It forces you to change it. Does it leave unguarded communication channels open? It forces you to close them.

To experts, this seems like the work of a well intentioned hacker vigilante. Illegal, yes. But helpful, kinda.

The custom-built software is nicknamed “Ifwatch” and it is spreading quickly, according to researchers at the cybersecurity firm Symantec.

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