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Spammer scum hack 100,000 home routers via UPnP vulns to craft email-flinging botnet

Lee D Silver badge

P.P.S. and turning off UPnP on your router will NOT stop local devices discovering each other via it.

Just turn it off, because having it enabled on any router will basically give all devices a free port-forward of their choice.

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