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SOHO Routers Under Attack?

Once again, security researchers are pointing an accusing finger at small office/home office (SOHO) routers as being vulnerable to exploitation.

This time the research group is Team Cymru, and the report claims that more than 300,000 devices have been infected. The infected devices are mostly in Europe and Asia and involve overwritten DNS settings.

DNS (Domain Name System) is the technology that connects Internet addresses with Internet domains. When DNS is infected, an attacker has the ability to redirect traffic to an arbitrary destination.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
SOHO Routers at Risk--Again

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.