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FBI removes malware from hundreds of routers across the US
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The FBI has used a court order to remove malware from hundreds of routers across the US, and alter the routers’ settings to prevent reinfection.
The routers are malware-infected NetGear and Cisco small office/home office (SOHO) devices that no longer receive updates because they have reached their End-of-Life.
The FBI did this because it believed the threat actor behind the botnet of routers is an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) group known as “Volt Typhoon.”
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security …