However, Stage 1 of VPNFilter will persist after a reboot, potentially allowing the attackers to reinfect the compromised routers. The agencies say that a simple reboot can protect you from the "VPNFilter" malware, at least in the short term.
The FBI recommends any owner of small office and home office routers reboot the devices to temporarily disrupt the malware and aid the potential identification of infected devices.
The FBI is trying to thwart a malware system linked to Russian Federation that has infected hundreds of thousands of internet routers, and they're asking for help. The malware is able to perform a number of functions, including possible information collection, device exploitation, and blocking network traffic.
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Hundreds of thousands have been infected with malware in the latest cyber threat. It can also collect information that passes through the router.
Breaking the connection though, is basically what you need to do, and the FBI's action in seizing the server spreading the malware means that your routers won't be reinfected once you reboot.
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According to Cisco Talos, VPNFilter may have targeted at least 500,000 devices in at least 54 countries, with known affected devices by Linksys, MikroTik, Netgear, and TP-Link.
The FBI suggests that you consider disabling your router's remote management features.
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