Post Office broadband hit by cyber-attack

Post Office broadband hit by cyber-attack
 

Post Office broadband customers are the latest to have had their online access cut by an attack that targets certain types of internet routers.
A spokeswoman for the organisation told the BBC that the problem began on Sunday and had affected about 100,000 of its customers.
Earlier in the week, Germany's Deutsche Telekom revealed that up to 900,000 of its customers had lost their internet connection as a result of the attack.
It is not known who is responsible.
But it involves the use of a modified form of the Mirai worm - a type of malware that is spread via hijacked computers, which causes... read more

 
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Source: BBC
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