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Experts disagree about seriousness of IOS code theft

While the FBI and Cisco scrambled last week to recover source code stolen from the network giant, expert opinion differs about how serious a threat the incident is for corporate customers. Published reports last week said as much as 800M bytes of source code from Cisco’s IOS software – the core operating system for its routers – was stolen from a company server and posted briefly on a Russian Web site. The code was taken down shortly after it was discovered. “Cisco will continue to take every measure to protect our intellectual property, employee and customer information,” Cisco said in a statement last week. “Cisco is working with the FBI on this matter.” Full Story

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