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Feds shut down a China-backed botnet targeting home office routers.

The FBI disrupted the botnet last December, which hijacked “hundreds” of small office and home office routers in the US. Officials linked the attack to Volt Typhoon, a hacking group with ties to the Chinese Communist Party.

The hackers primarily targeted Cisco and NetGear routers that no longer receive security updates. Even though officials deleted the malware from affected routers, the FBI is still advising users to remove or replace any small office routers that have reached end of life, as they’re still vulnerable to other attacks.