FBI Warned Of Fraudster’s Paradise: Up To 130,000 Hacked Asus Routers On Sale For A Few Dollars
Thomas Brewster reports:
The FBI has been tipped off about a novel cybercriminal operation in which a hacker managed not only to breach as many as 130,000 Asus routers, but is also scoring them as to how useful they might be for fraudsters.
This hacker’s selling access to those individual Asus devices—most of them based in the U.S.—for as little as a few dollars, so fraudsters can run their traffic through them, according to security researchers who told Forbes about their tip-off to the feds.
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