According to the FBI, the same Russian group that hacked the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 election is back with another attack on American cybersecurity. This time instead of targeting the political machine, Sofacy Group - which is also known as A.P.T. 28 and Fancy Bear and believed to be controlled by Russia's military intelligence - has gained control of hundreds of thousands of home and small office routers. The FBI is asking all people with home and small office routers to turn the routers on and off and reset the passwords.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://tenta.com/blog/post/2018/05/russian-malware-routers