KIEV. May 24. UNN. The FBI has blocked the network from 500 thousand Wi-Fi routers, hacked hacker group Fancy Bear, which is associated with the Russian Federation. These routers were infected with malware VPN Filter. It is reported by UNN with reference to The Daily Beast.

So, the FBI found that all the malicious plug-ins disappear if you reboot the router, but the main code of the virus remains. He turns to the control point of the backup available on the site ToKnowAll.Com. FBI court got control of this address. Now Agency staff collect information about each infected router to remove the virus.

Malicious VPN software Filter uses known vulnerabilities to infect home and office routers such as Linksys, MikroTik, NETGEAR and TP-Link. Malware can manage the infrastructure routers and install malicious plugins. A single plug-in allows hackers to eavesdrop on Internet traffic of the victim to steal the credentials of the web site; the other is a Protocol used in industrial control networks, for example, in an electrical network. The third allows an attacker to spoil any or all of the infected device at their discretion.

We will remind, earlier the SBU warned of a possible large-scale cyber attack on government agencies and private companies on the eve of the final of the Champions League.