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Nighthawk X6S R8000p security

ShrooMsy
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Nighthawk X6S R8000p security

Wanted to know if this device I affected by the Russian hackers. I noticed the Netgear R8000 is one of them but I'm not sure is my Nighthawk R8000p is, can someone help me with this.
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Blanca_O
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Re: Nighthawk X6S R8000p security

Hi ShrooMsy, 

 

Please be advised that NETGEAR is aware of a piece of malware called VPNFilter that might target some NETGEAR routers and currently investigating it. 

 

Here's a reference link for the Security Advisory for VPNFilter Malware on some Routers: 

 

https://kb.netgear.com/000058814/Security-Advisory-for-VPNFilter-Malware-on-Some-Routers

 

I suggest to perform the recommended steps to protect against this possible malware. 

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Blanca_O
NETGEAR Moderator

Re: Nighthawk X6S R8000p security

Hi ShrooMsy, 

 

Please be advised that NETGEAR is aware of a piece of malware called VPNFilter that might target some NETGEAR routers and currently investigating it. 

 

Here's a reference link for the Security Advisory for VPNFilter Malware on some Routers: 

 

https://kb.netgear.com/000058814/Security-Advisory-for-VPNFilter-Malware-on-Some-Routers

 

I suggest to perform the recommended steps to protect against this possible malware. 

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