Poor router security is making Brits vulnerable to cyberattacks

3-20-6

UK consumers are putting themselves at risk of attack by failing to update the security protection on home hardware such as routers.A study by Avast has found that many users rarely update their router’s firmware or change the factory settings login credentials, putting themselves at high risks from all kinds of cyberattacks.Avast found that 83 per cent of Brits have the above mentioned poor cybersecurity practices, highlighting that the general public lacks understanding of router security.

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