15 Dec 2020

Ex-Cisco Employee Convicted for Deleting 16K Webex Accounts

Sudhish Kasaba Ramesh, 31, has pleaded guilty to breaking into Cisco’s cloud infrastructure in 2018 and hacking the Webex collaboration platform to delete Webex accounts. The insider threat case has landed Ramesh at least two years in jail for the hack, which occurred roughly four months from his resignation from

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25 Sep 2020

Cisco warns over 25 high-impact flaws in its IOS and IOS XE software

Cisco is urging customers to install patches for 25 high severity flaws existing in its previous version of IOS and ISO XE networking gear software. In total, Cisco disclosed and patched 34 flaws, 25 of which were classified as critical. The announcement is part of Cisco’s semi-annual effort to fix

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27 Aug 2020

Cisco Patches ‘High-Severity’ Bugs Impacting Switches, Fibre Storage

Cisco has recently patched nine bugs, eight of which are classified as high severity vulnerabilities that present an active threat to users. Cisco has disclosed all eight of the flaws that impact several different aspects of its networking gear, including switches and fiber storage functions. Six security alerts were issued

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31 Jul 2020

Critical, High-Severity Cisco Flaws Fixed in Data Center Network Manager

Recently, Cisco warned consumers about several critical and high-severity flaws that lie in its Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) that could lead to remote unauthenticated attackers bypassing authentication on vulnerable devices. DCNM manages Cisco data centers that run the network operating system for Cisco devices. The newly reported flaws exist

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28 Jul 2020

Attackers Exploiting High-Severity Network Security Flaw, Cisco Warns

According to Cisco, a high severity flaw in its network security software is being actively exploited by cybercriminals. Cisco’s software is used by many Fortune 500 companies who are now at risk due to the vulnerability, which can lead to remote unauthenticated access to sensitive data. Patches for the flaw

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04 Jun 2020

Critical flaw in IOS routers allows ‘complete system compromise’

Four critical flaws have been disclosed by Cisco, affecting router equipment operating on IOS XE and IOS software created by the company. the critical flaws are part of Cisco’s June 3 semi-annual advisory and were disclosed alongside 23 advisories describing 25 vulnerabilities in total. The most severe bug, CVE-2020-3227, is

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29 May 2020

Hackers Compromise Cisco Servers Via SaltStack Flaws

Cisco disclosed on Thursday that six of its VIRL-PE servers were compromised after threat actors used critical SaltStack vulnerabilities in a targeted attack. Cisco stated that the attackers used to known vulnerabilities that exist in the open-source Salt management framework and are used in Cisco products. Two Cisco products still

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15 May 2020

Cisco and Palo Alto Networks appliances impacted by Kerberos authentication bypass

A high risk authentication bypass vulnerability was found to impact a wide variety of Cisco and Palo Alto Networks devices.  The issue was the result of an error in the implementation of the Kerberos protocol that could allow an attacker to get administrative control over the devices and execute a

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06 Feb 2020

Cisco Flaws Put Millions of Workplace Devices at Risk

Researchers at the enterprise security firm Armis have reported a group of new flaws in Cisco enterprise products such as desk phones, web cameras, and network switches. These vulnerabilities could be exploited to compromise corporate networks at a significant level. Cisco currently dominates the network equipment market, therefore, the bugs

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16 Dec 2019

Cisco Wins Legal Challenge in Battle Against Chinese Counterfeits

Cisco Systems has secured an injunction that requires marketplaces like Amazon and Alibaba to stop selling certain knockoffs of key networking equipment. Cisco argues that counterfeit items could threaten US national security and health systems because the items were more prone to failure and issues. The suit, which was filed

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