Three waves of DNS hijacking attacks against consumer routers have been linked back to Google Cloud Platform abuse.
The vendor only plans to patch two of the eight impacted devices, according to a researcher.
D-Link has released the beta version of the controller which addresses the reported vulnerabilities.
Five out of six name brand routers, such as Linksys, NETGEAR and D-Link, contain known open-source vulnerabilities.
Firmware used in up to 800,000 CCTV cameras open to attack thanks to buffer overflow zero-day bug.
Dasan and D-Link routers running GPON firmware are being targeted by hackers in an attempt to create a botnet.
Researchers said they now believe the malware has infected twice the number of router brands than previously stated and that the malware packs a much deadlier punch.
Two related Mirai variants called Masuta and PureMasuta have links to a hacker identified as Nexus Zeta.
Researchers warn that hackers have weaponized a vulnerability that could be used in an IOTroop (or Reaper) attack, bringing the likelihood of an attack one step closer.
Malware dubbed IOTroop that researchers say is “worse than Mirai” has already infected one million businesses worldwide.