Did you know a cyber attacker can utilize one of those many routers you use every day to further their agenda? Hackers could easily be using your router to conduct many types of malicious attacks, like sending harmful spam to unsuspecting victims or using phishing websites to steal passwords.
Cyber attackers like the idea of using someone else’s router for these spam, phishing, and DDoS attacks, mostly because someone else’s router has a different IP address. For example, an attackers own IP address could be blocked by their target’s firewall, which makes borrowing someone else’s a much better idea.
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