FBI To America: Reboot Your Routers, Right Now

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The FBI has issued a dire warning to everyone who has a router in their home. The Internet Crime Complaint Center sent a rare Public Service Announcement declaring: "Foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide."

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One advantage of being on Viasat is getting random IP addresses...A hacker will not have your IP address and to attack your router via a satellite connection is almost impossible.  The only way for sure for a hack happening to your router is from you visiting a web site that allows hidden malware or opening an email with the malware hidden in that email.