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Did A Decade-Long Hack Trigger Nortel’s Demise?

A day after it was announced that Canadian telecommunications firm Nortel had been hacked for nearly 10 years, a prominent expert on sophisticated cyber attacks says the lengthy breach may have contributed to the company’s eventual collapse.

Vendor’s List Of Backdoor Accounts Leaked Online

An internal document listing the backdoor accounts for switches manufactured by networking equipment vendor Allied Telesis was circulating online Friday, a day after an internal support page providing instructions on accessing hard coded back door accounts in the company’s products was found to be publicly accessible.

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