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Multiple stories published here over the past few weeks have examined the disruptive power of hacked “Internet of Things” (Io T) devices such as routers, IP cameras and digital video recorders.
Private IP addresses cannot be routed over the Internet and are strictly for private use.
There are a few possible ranges of private IP address, but for most home users this will be 192.168.*.* (where * can be anything).” and will be assigned 192.168.0.2, then the next will get 192.168.0.3.
Your external IP address is not something you can change — it is given to you automatically by your Internet provider.
You can purchase a static external IP address, but they are incredibly expensive.
My source grabbed a copy of the malware, analyzed it, and discovered it had two basic functions: To announce to a set of Internet addresses hard-coded in the malware a registration “I’m here” beacon; and to listen for incoming commands, such as scanning for new vulnerable hosts or running additional malware.
He then wrote a script to simulate the hourly “I’m here” beacons, interpret any “download” commands, and then execute the download and “run” commands.
Without correct router configuration, you are also likely to see more IP address conflict errors.To do this, open up your router configuration page and look for a section on DHCP or LAN IP.Look at the section labelled Static Leases or Reserved Lease Info.Then you have your private IP addresses internally on your home network.Even if you only have one computer on your home network, it will have a private IP given to it by the router.