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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Antivirus manufacturer Avast has published an alert for two attacks tampering with Internet router settings in Brazil. The change -- made to at least 180,000 devices in the first half of 2019 alone -- diverts access to certain sites to cloned pages, which then forwards any password entered to hackers.

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