Mirai malware targeting top TP-Link routers to hijack into DDoS attacks

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Specialists have detected a high-severity safety flaw in sure TP-Hyperlink Wi-Fi routers (opens in new tab) that’s at present getting used to hijack the units and recruit them into an unlimited botnet that might later be used for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) assaults.

A report from the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI), a program created to encourage the reporting of zero-day vulnerabilities privately to the affected distributors discovered that since mid-April this 12 months, menace actors began abusing CVE-2023-1389, a high-severity flaw present in TP-Hyperlink Archer A21 (AX1800) Wi-Fi routers.