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Virgin Media Router Hacking Compromises 800,000 Customers: Here’s How To Stay Safe

With so many devices now reliant on the internet and people frequently accessing Wi-Fi, maintaining the security and privacy of mobile devices, smart speakers, or laptops has become of paramount importance. Tech companies around theShow More Summary

Virgin Media thinks 800,000 users should change their router passwords

Virgin Media wants you to change your router password.  The company recently published guidance on how to do that for older router models after Which? magazine — a publication "known for testing household products" — found that Virgin...Show More Summary

Virgin Media hack risk is a wake-up call to check your router

Investigation found older-generation routers used by Virgin Media are vulnerable to hacking. The company advises customers to change passwords.        

Virgin Media tells 800,000 customers to change passwords after routers found vulnerable to hackers

Ethical hackers carried out research on the Super Hub 2 router and found it could be used to take control of Internet of Things devices.

To celebrate the launch of our new Slugger TV show, we’re giving you the chance to win free tickets to our live election event this Thursday

3 weeks agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

It is a busy week at Slugger. Tonight the first episode of our new Slugger TV Show goes out on NVTV. You can watch it on Freeview Channel 7 or Virgin Media Channel 159, we will also be putting the video online tomorrow. It will be on tonight at 22:45, and will be repeated on more...

ITV could disappear from Virgin Media unless a £40 million disagreement is resolved

ITV chief executive Adam Crozier says a change in the law means that Virgin must now pay to carry its main channel. ITV could charge more than £40 million, but Virgin is reluctant to foot the bill. Virgin has warned that ITV could "go...Show More Summary

Virgin Media uses home routers to boost its public WiFi network

Virgin Media is starting to expand its public Wi-Fi network by turning customer routers into hotspots. The upgrade, which was first teased in 2015, is only compatible with SuperHub v3 routers for now. Customers are being alerted to the change via email and can choose to opt-out, otherwise they'll be connected automatically. Show More Summary

UK ISP Virgin Media accidentally blocks Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram

Bad news for customers of Virgin Media, after a technical SNAFU saw the UK’s third biggest ISP block Facebook, Instagram and Messenger. According to tech blog The Inquirer, this outage was due to an issue with Virgin Media’s DNS system, although it didn’t go into specifics. Show More Summary

EGX tickets go on sale

EGX tickets have gone on sale. This year's event, once again at the Birmingham NEC, celebrates EGX's tenth anniversary. It runs from 21st to 24th September. Virgin Media customers can get a limited number of half-price early entry tickets, starting at £10.50, available for each day. Tickets are available now via the EGX website. Read more…

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