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on Friday, June 1, 2018
Over the last week, it has come to the attention of U.S. authorities that cybercriminals have infected a large number of routers around the world with malware. The threat is now known as VPNFilter, and affects a number of router brands including Linksys, Netgear, and TP-Link among others. The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are recommending that owners of small office and residential routers reboot them to cut off communication to the botnet.
At a minimum, CFU internet customers should power-cycle their routers. For most customers, that means simply unplugging the router and plugging it back in. Customers can also take the following steps to prevent future attacks:
Questions? Please call the CFU Help Desk at 319-268-5221.
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