“Cisco Systems’ security team announced Friday some of the company’s firewall customers have been hacked using a vulnerability exposed by the Shadow Brokers group. The Shadow Brokers group in August published ‘cyber weapons’ it claimed to be from the National Security Agency-linked Equation Group. The data dump included previous undisclosed zero-day flaws, including an exploit called BENIGNCERTAIN that could potentially be used to exploit legacy Cisco firewalls.”
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