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Flaw researcher settles dispute with Cisco

LAS VEGAS–The dispute over a presentation on hacking Cisco Systems’ router software at the Black Hat security confab culminated in a legal settlement Thursday.

Michael Lynn, a former Internet Security Systems researcher, and the Black Hat organizers agreed to a permanent injunction barring them from further discussing the presentation Lynn gave Wednesday. The presentation showed how attackers could take over Cisco routers, a problem that Lynn said could bring the Internet to its knees. Full Story

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