Some D-Link and Comba WiFi Routers Leak Their Passwords in Plaintext


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What could be worse than your router leaking its administrative login credentials in plaintext?

Cybersecurity researchers from Trustwave’s SpiderLabs have discovered multiple security vulnerabilities in some router models from two popular manufacturers—D-Link and Comba Telecom—that involve insecure storage of credentials, potentially affecting every user and system on that network.

Researcher Simon Kenin told The Hacker News that he discovered a total of five vulnerabilities—two in a D-Link DSL modem typically installed to connect a home network to an ISP, and three in multiple Comba Telecom WiFi devices.

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