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ICYMI: Equation group, Hutzero, Cyber-security unemployment, CEO responsibility and Lord Blunkett

ICYMI: Equation group, Hutzero, Cyber-security unemployment, CEO responsibility and Lord Blunkett

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This week: Leaked NSA hacking tools go to work on Cisco customers, The first class of a new cyber-security school graduates, European CEOs no longer pass the buck on security, and Lord Blunkett opens a Cyber-Highway

NSA hacking tools used against Cisco customers

NSA hacking tools used against Cisco customers

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The Shadow Brokers' dump of NSA-linked hacking tools are now being used against Cisco customers

Extrabacon flaw isn't being patched quick enough by organisations

Extrabacon flaw isn't being patched quick enough by organisations

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Cisco issues patch for Extrabacon vulnerability but thousands of routers at risk from exploit allegedly created by the NSA's Equation Group.

Cisco reportedly shedding 20% of its workforce

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The world's biggest networking equipment company, Cisco Systems, will layoff about 14,000 employees.

'Wizz' kids: Talos researchers pinpoint French firm as source of spyware-adware threat

'Wizz' kids: Talos researchers pinpoint French firm as source of spyware-adware threat

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A supposedly legitimate French software firm, Tuto4PC, has actually infected an estimated 12 million PC users with a generic Trojan disguised as downloadable utilities programmes, according to an analysis from Cisco's Talos research division.

ICYMI: Facebook flaw; Verizon report; 5 Cisco alerts; TalkTalk arrest; Crime up

ICYMI: Facebook flaw; Verizon report; 5 Cisco alerts; TalkTalk arrest; Crime up

The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Facebook backdoor; Verizon findings; Cisco vulnerabilities; 6th TalkTalk arrest; cyber-crime rampant

Cisco flags five product vulnerabilities that could trigger denial of service

Cisco flags five product vulnerabilities that could trigger denial of service

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Cisco issued five security alerts last week, issuing software updates to patch a series of vulnerabilities, any of which could potentially trigger a denial of service condition.

Cisco patches critical vulnerability in Nexus devices

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Cisco Wednesday warned users of a critical vulnerability in Nexus 3000 and 3500 series switches.

FIC 2016: Is security the main challenge of the Internet of Everything?

FIC 2016: Is security the main challenge of the Internet of Everything?

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Christophe Jolly of Cisco France took the stage at FIC 2016 to outline the fundamental security problems in the looming "internet of everything".

Cisco says chat client vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attack

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Californian tech giant Cisco has released an advisory statement explaining that its chat client Jabber is currently vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack.

IOS XE vulnerability lets attackers force devices to reload

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The most recent operating system from Cisco, IOS XE Release 16.1.1, shipped with a vulnerability that can allow hackers to take control of network devices and cause an affected device to reload.

Cisco hinders access to Angler exploit kit

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Cisco has struck a blow to a hacker group that interrupted a significant international revenue stream that was produced by the Angler exploit kit.

Cisco develops new and improved security disclosure process

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Cisco has embraced an "enhanced and simplified" view of vulnerabilities in its products.

Don't spend more, spend better: Interview with FireEye's Richard Turner:

Don't spend more, spend better: Interview with FireEye's Richard Turner:

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FireEye's EMEA president, Richard Turner discusses its new Advanced Threat Report

Are SYNful Knock-style router attacks set to become the new normal?

Are SYNful Knock-style router attacks set to become the new normal?

In the wake of the SYNful Knock attack on its routers, Cisco should re-engineer its devices to prevent future attacks, says Raimund Genes.

Update: Cisco issues free scanner for SYNful Knock

Update: Cisco issues free scanner for SYNful Knock

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After the revelation that 200 Cisco routers have been compromised with the SYNful Knock implant, Cisco has released a free scanner for customers.

New malware discovered internationally on 14 Cisco routers

New malware discovered internationally on 14 Cisco routers

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SYNful Knock, a new kind of malware has been found on Cisco routers around the globe. Cyber-security experts say this represents a threat previously thought only theoretical.

Vulnerability addressed in Cisco IMC Supervisor and Cisco UCS Director

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Cisco released software updates to address a vulnerability that can lead to system instability or a denial-of-service condition.

Cisco warns IOS device customers on attack 'evolution'

Cisco warns IOS device customers on attack 'evolution'

Attackers have been observed substituting Cisco's IOS bootstrap with a malicious ROMMON image after first accessing the company's IOS devices.

Updated: Cisco Systems moves to buy OpenDNS for £405m

Updated: Cisco Systems moves to buy OpenDNS for £405m

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The news that Cisco Systems intends to buy OpenDNS for $635 million (£405 million) raises questions about the company's strategy regarding cloud and IoT security.

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