SSH keys

Pierluigi Paganini October 19, 2017
Threat actors started scanning for SSH Keys on websites

Threat actors in the wild are mass-scanning websites for directories containing SSH private keys to hack them. The SSH allows a secure way to connect to servers hosting the websites, it allows administrators to get a terminal on them and enter commands. The SSH authentication could rely on login credentials (username and password), or on a […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 21, 2015
Shodan Founder finds 250,000 routers sharing same SSH keys

The Founder of Shodan John Matherly was revamping the SSH banner when discovered a large number of devices that share same SSH keys. The Founder of Shodan, John Matherly, has conducted in December 2014 a personal research discovering that more than 250,000 routers used in Spain and deployed by Telefonica de Espana, and thousands more used in other […]