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Why the FBI Wants You to Reboot Your Router — and Why That Won't Be Enough Next Time

| June 06, 2018

The security threats will keep getting worse.

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On May 25, the FBI asked us all to reboot our routers. The story behind this request is one of sophisticated malware and unsophisticated home-network security, and it's a harbinger of the sorts of pervasive threats — from nation-states, criminals and hackers — that we should expect in coming years....

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For Academic Citation: Schneier, Bruce.“Why the FBI Wants You to Reboot Your Router — and Why That Won't Be Enough Next Time.” The Washington Post, June 6, 2018.

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