Networking Holes

Warning About IDS Evasion Greeted by Chorus of ‘Meh’

‘All your IDS are belong to us,’ was the message on Monday, after researchers at networking security equipment vendor Stonesoft announced the discovery of evasion techniques that could be used by sophisticated attackers to bypass network based IDS and IPS. The disclosure raises questions about the effectiveness of a wide range of networking security products, but experts say those kind of questions are nothing new.

Wiretapping Flaws Found in Cisco Web Surveilliance

An IBM ISS researcher at Black Hat DC revealed major
security holes in a little-known wiretapping architecture for IP
networks created by Cisco Systems for law enforcement. The weaknesses
could result in an attacker interfering with legal surveillance or
performing some unauthorized surveillance of his own. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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