How to test your home network for a Telnet vulnerability

The latest online malware, dubbed Brickerbot, is particularly nasty, as it virtually destroys vulnerable devices. This new approach has led to a new term, PDoS, for Permanent Denial of Service. Hacked devices don't go up in smoke, but the software on the devices is almost entirely wiped out. For most people, most of the time, this would render hacked devices into paperweight...
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