VPNFilter malware advisory

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is aware of a newly identified threat known as VPNFilter. CERT NZ has published an advisory for this malware, which primarily targets a range of network devices used by small businesses or home offices. The malware has a range of capabilities and it typically spreads through known device vulnerabilities or exposed management interfaces.

More information about VPNFilter malware and mitigation advice is contained in the CERT NZ advisory:

https://www.cert.govt.nz/it-specialists/advisories/advisory/vpnfilter-malware/

New Zealand organisations wanting further technical information or assistance are advised to contact CERT NZ or the NCSC.