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New evidence points to Cisco network hack

More details about the computer code stolen from Cisco surfaced on Tuesday, including new samples of the source code and information on how the code was distributed, four days after a Russian Web site reported news of the theft and posted sample code files to support the claim. Additional copies of Cisco code files for the Internetwork Operating System (IOS) may be circulating on the Internet, after the thief compromised a Sun server on Cisco’s network, then briefly posted a link to the source code files on a file server belonging to the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, according to Alexander Antipov, a security expert at Positive Technologies, a security consulting company in Moscow, who was interviewed by e-mail and instant messaging service. Full Story

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