Universal Plug and Play networking protocols can be exploited to bypass DDoS mitigations.
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Researchers have identified a vulnerability in a Huawei home router model that is being exploited by an adversary to spread a variant of the Mirai malware called Mirai Okiru, also known as Satori.
Networked devices behind a firewall are at risk to attack because of poor authentication in the UPnP protocol in most home routers.
Researchers have published a paper that describes an Internet voting hack that alters PDF ballots in transmission.
Weaknesses in Supermicro IPMI-based baseboard management controllers expose remote passwords in plaintext.
In a project that found more than 80 million unique IP addresses responding to Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) discovery requests, researchers at Rapid7 were shocked to find that somewhere between 40 and 50 million of those are vulnerable to at least one of three known attacks.