The FBI tells everybody to reboot their router

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warns of over 500,000 home routers that have been compromised
by the VPNFilter malware and is advising everybody to reboot their routers
to (partially) remove it. This Talos
Intelligence page
has a lot more information about VPNFilter, though a
lot apparently remains unknown. “At the time of this publication, we
do not have definitive proof on how the threat actor is exploiting the
affected devices. However, all of the affected makes/models that we have
uncovered had well-known, public . Since advanced threat
actors tend to only use the minimum necessary to accomplish their
goals, we assess with high confidence that VPNFilter required no zero-day