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Cisco Fixes Seven Critical Security Bugs

Cisco Systems issued seven security updates yesterday, all of which patched vulnerabilities in the networking giant’s internetwork operating system (IOS), the software it deploys on the majority of its routers and network switches.

Indictment Names Reddit Luminary In Theft of Data from MIT

A 24 year-old entrepreneur and star programmer has been indicted by the federal authorities in Boston following and accused of hacking into the network of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and making off with millions of pages of copyrighted documents. 


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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