Eir customers may be exposed to Cyber Attack

Clients of Radius – Please contact our helpdesk BEFORE making any changes to your modem. 


Related Articles: 




Eir is warning customers that its modems have been compromised in a security breach. It is understood at least 2,000 have been breached by a computer virus.

According to RTE news, at least 2,000 customers have been hacked as a result of the customers’ routers being vulnerable to infection in the form of a computer virus.

The router models affected are the D1000 and P-660HN-T1A models made by Taiwanese manufacturer, Zyxel. Fibre modems are not impacted.

The virus places the modem in a network of routers that have also been infected, before turning them into a collective hacking tool, known as a botnet.

According to Eir, it immediately took action to mitigate the risk to customers, by remotely pushing out a software update to the modems.

It also put in place a security filter on its own network to stop traffic from outside getting access to the vulnerability.

Call our sales team now on LoCall 0818 592500.

Alternatively, please send us a message via the form below and we’ll call you back.

Get in Touch

Certified Excellence

Radius maintain both ISO quality and Information Security certification. With GDPR regulations now in force, it’s critical that your IT partner handles your organisation’s sensitive data with the highest of standards.

ISO Quality and Information Security certification requires rigorous processes to be embedded at the heart of everything we do. Radius is proud to maintain this standard, awarded to only the very top tier of IT service providers.

Industry leading partnerships

Radius is a gold Microsoft partner for Datacenter and Cloud Solutions, a preferred HP and Cisco partner and a Retail Excellence Ireland gold partner. These partnerships give us unrivalled access to the best technology to support our clients’ IT and Telecoms needs.