TalkTalk has denied that the WiFi passwords of customers hit by an internet bug have been stolen, despite claims from a security researcher. Last week a modified version of the Mirai worm cyber bug targeted and disrupted the broadband routers of some TalkTalk and Post Office broadband customers, leaving some without internet access. Now security researcher Ken Munro from Pen Test Partners claims he has studied one of the affected routers and alleges that a follow-up attack is putting security at risk. He claims that the same malware is being used to access the password associated with the router. TalkTalk has denied the claims and said that no personal customer information is at risk.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Mirror