MikroTik routers

Pierluigi Paganini March 18, 2022
Microsoft releases open-source tool for checking MikroTik Routers compromise

Microsoft released an open-source tool to secure MikroTik routers and check for indicators of compromise for Trickbot malware infections. Microsoft has released an open-source tool, dubbed RouterOS Scanner, that can be used to secure MikroTik routers and check for indicators of compromise associated with Trickbot malware infections. “This analysis has enabled us to develop a […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 14, 2021
MÄ“ris Bot infects MikroTik routers compromised in 2018

Latvian vendor MikroTik revealed that recently discovered MÄ“ris botnet is targeting devices that were compromised three years ago. Last week, the Russian Internet giant Yandex has been targeting by the largest DDoS attack in the history of Runet, the Russian Internet designed to be independent of the world wide web and ensure the resilience of the country to an […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 15, 2018
A Russian cyber vigilante is patching outdated MikroTik routers exposed online

A Russian-speaking hacker, who goes by the name of Alexey, claims to have hacked into over 100,000 MikroTik routers with a specific intent, disinfect them. Earlier August, experts uncovered a massive crypto jacking campaign that was targeting  MikroTik routers to inject a Coinhive cryptocurrency mining script in the web traffic. The campaign started in Brazil, but it rapidly expanded to […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 08, 2018
Expert presented a new attack technique to compromise MikroTik Routers

Experts from Tenable Research have devised a new attack technique to fully compromise MikroTik Routers. MikroTik routers continue to be under attack, and the situation is getting worse because of the availability of a new PoC code. The new attack technique discovered by experts at Tenable Research could be exploited by remote attackers to execute […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 03, 2018
Hundreds of thousands MikroTik Routers involved in massive Coinhive cryptomining campaign

Experts uncovered a massive cryptojacking campaign that is targeting  MikroTik routers to inject a Coinhive cryptocurrency mining script in the web traffic. Security experts have uncovered a massive cryptojacking campaign that is targeting  MikroTik routers, the hackers aim to change the configuration of the devices to inject a Coinhive cryptocurrency mining script in the users’ […]