There is Nothing Worse than being hacked when you have put so much work into the digital world.
As a WordPress user I have the benefit of using many great free plugins. The good folks at WordFence alerted me to a worldwide security flaw on router we have all heard about but maybe do not have access or knowledge. Here is a tidbit from a recent post which they alerted me via there WordPress plugin I have installed on this site. Read on, don’t be afraid of the dark!
Check if Your Home Router is Vulnerable
This entry was posted in General Security on April 11, 2017 by Mark Maunder
At Wordfence, we make a firewall and malware scanner that protects over 2 million WordPress websites. We also monitor attacks on those sites to determine which IPs are attacking them and we block those IPs in real-time through a blacklist.
Tuesday morning we published a post showing how 6.7% of all attacks we see on WordPress sites come from hacked home routers. In the past month alone we have seen over 57,000 unique home routers being used to attack WordPress sites. Those home networks are now being explored by hackers who have full access to them via the hacked home router. They can access workstations, mobile devices, wifi cameras, wifi climate control and any other devices that use the home WiFi network. Continue to the article…