Pierluigi Paganini January 31, 2022
Hundreds of thousands of routers exposed to Eternal Silence campaign via UPnP

A hacking campaign, tracked as Eternal Silence, is abusing UPnP to compromise routers and use them to carry out malicious activities. Researchers from Akamai have spotted a malicious campaign, tracked as ‘Eternal Silence,’ that is abusing Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) to turn routers into a proxy server used to carry out a broad range […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 01, 2018
ETERNALSILENCE – 270K+ devices vulnerable to UPnProxy Botnet build using NSA hacking tools

Over 270,000 connected devices run vulnerable implementations of UPnP, threat actors are attempting to recruit them in a multi-purpose botnet. In April, Akamai reported that threat actors compromised 65,000 home routers by exploiting vulnerabilities in Universal Plug’N’Play (UPnP), experts tracked the botnet as UPnProxy.  Now the company provided an update to its initial analysis revealing […]