Hijacked Routers – Securing Them Requires Password Reset
Hackers have found a way to hijack user accounts and change the user settings on Linksys routers that use Smart WiFi accounts. When this is done users are now redirected them to malware sites. The Smart WiFi account system allows over the internet management of Linksys equipment. Linksys is recommending that users change their password to prevent hackers from manipulating your accounts. Hackers have applied the same tactic against D-link routers as well. When users use these hacked routers to access sites they are being redirected to malicious sites infected with information stealing malware.