Reported: May 23, 2018
Details: A new malware, which is likely to be state-sponsored, called VPNFilter is actively targeting hosts in the Ukraine. However, the scope of the attack is much broader, with at least 500,000 devices in 54 countries infected by the malware. As of right now, the vendors affected by this vulnerability are as follows: Linksys, MikroTik, NETGEAR, TP-Linkm and QNAP NAS devices. The types of devices affected by this malware can be difficult to defend as they are the perimeter of the network and are not generally protected by an IDS or IPS.