Tuesday, January 22, 2019

France and Spain - Orange

France and Spain - Orange 
Exploit: Device vulnerability in modems that reveals Wi-Fi credentials.
Orange: Telecommunications operator that offers a router product.
correct severe gaugeRisk to Small Business: 2.333= SevereAlthough such an attack can be contained by finding all the hardware products with vulnerabilities, the breach can negatively impact customers and result in the erosion of brand loyalty.
correct moderate gaugeIndividual Risk: 2.571= Moderate: Such a compromise can be dangerous because it enables hackers to execute on-location proximity attacks, which means they can travel to a company headquarters or home to access a network and then hack into connected devices nearby. Also, Wi-FI passwords might be reused elsewhere, such as the backend administration panel, allowing hackers to control the system infrastructure and create online botnets.
Customers Impacted: 19,500 customers using Orange Livebox modems.How it Could Affect Your Customers’ BusinessSecurity vulnerabilities in hardware can be financially catastrophic, as they usually result in expensive patches, product recalls, reinvention, and customer churn.ID Agent to the Rescue: Dark Web ID™ monitors the Dark Web and can help discover this form of breach before it hits the news cycle. We work with MSP and MSSPs to strengthen their security suite by offering industry-leading detection. Find out more here: https://www.idagent.com/dark-web/.
Risk Levels:1 - 1.5 = Extreme Risk1.51 - 2.49 = Severe Risk2.5 - 3 = Moderate Risk*The risk score is calculated using a formula that takes into account a wide range of factors related to the assessed breach.

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