We point out that a rogue botnet is currently scanning random public IP addresses to find open Winbox (8291) and WWW (80) ports, to exploit a vulnerability in the RouterOS WWW server that was patched more than a year ago (in RouterOS v6.38.5, March 2017). Since all RouterOS devices offer free upgrades with just two clicks,...Read more
From 5.4. to 6.4.2018 the MikroTik User Meeting (MUM) takes place in Berlin. More and more MikroTik distributors, accessory designers and suppliers and MFM participants (Made For MikroTik) are exhibiting every year their products and services. VARIA again will be present with its own booth and will show especially the services & performance as well as VARIA...Read more
The Ideal HotSpot System For Your GuestsSince the abolition of the so-called „Störerhaftung“ (Disturbance Liability) in September 2017 (see blog entry from the 22th of September), the legal uncertainties of the past months are finally over as well. Getting Started Made Easy VARIA's ready-to-use HotSpot Systems are supposed to provide an easy starting...
In the past few hours, news about vulnerable Wi-Fi networks have made users and manufacturers unsure. It has been reported that there are serious weaknesses in the WPA2 security standard. According to Heise, security researchers found dangerous security gaps in the encryption protocol WPA2, which is used to secure Wi-Fi hotspots. Through the...Read more