Sierra Wireless has confirmed reports of the “Mirai” malware infecting AirLink gateways that are using the default ACEmanager password and are reachable from the public internet. The link below contains the latest technical bulletin and provides information about Mirai along with instructions on how to protect your Sierra Wireless gateway and its local area network.
Sierra Wireless Technical Bulletin: Mirai
The Airlink Management Service (ALMS) is a secure cloud-based device management application that makes it easy to configure and update any number of Sierra Wireless gateways remotely. If you have multiple gateways and do not currently subscribe to ALMS, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial by visiting our website link: ALMS Management Software