The Short Bit: Check your DNS Settings on your Draytek router and update to the latest firmware now.

We have just been made aware, by Draytek, of a new set of attacks against web-enabled devices, which includes Draytek Routers. The recent attacks have attempted to change DNS settings of routers. Draytek are currently in the process of releasing updated firmware which you should upgrade to as soon as possible.

What you need to look out for is a change in one if the DNS servers to the IP address:

If you’re an Affordable IT Customer: Nothing to worry about! We have just been through and updated the firmware on all customers Draytek devices with the latest release to protect you from this vulnerability.

If you’re not an Affordable IT Customer: Upgrade the firmware on your Draytek Devices as soon as possible. If you need help with this then please contact us on 02380 000 770 or by emailing and we will be more than happy to assist you.

Draytek have released a short post on what to look out for and what to do with your devices –