Router hacking competition announced for Defcon

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Well-known manufacturers of residential and SME wireless routers will have reason to feel nervous as hackers at the annual DefCon security conference aim to break into their products to find undocumented vulnerabilities or so-called Zero Days.

The sponsors behind the DefCon SOHOpelessly Broken competition, Independent Security Evalutators and digital rights lobby group Electronic Frontier Foundation are confident the hackers will find vulnerabilities too, as a number of router vendors have been accused of carelessness in security terms in the past.

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