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    Nasty New Worm Targets Home Routers, Cable Modems

    A computer worm has been discovered that can infect 55 different home-based routers and DSL/cable modems including common brands like Linksys and Netgear.

    Believed to have originated in Australia and known as "psyb0t" or Bluepill, this is the first worm known to be able to infect residential rout...

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    Anyone know which routers and modems?

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    Don't know about specific models, but according to ZDNet "the most recently discovered generation (dubbed ‘version 18′ in the code) targets a wide range of devices, and contains the shellcode for over 30 different Linksys models, 10Netgear models, and 15 other models of cable and DSL modems".

    http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=15197

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    Anyone found the list of affected Routers yet? I'm sorry on behalf of Aus for these issues...lol.

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