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Cisco Flaw Raises Concerns, but Attacks Deemed Difficult
Posted by: Jordi on Tuesday, August 09, 2005 - 03:05 PM
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The public demonstration of an attack against a Cisco Systems Inc. router at last month's Black Hat USA conference showed that a core part of corporate networks may be more vulnerable to hackers than many users had assumed.

But, IT managers and security analysts said last week, companies that follow recommended practices for securing their networks should be reasonably well protected despite the fact that attackers now have information on how to shut down routers by exploiting a previously disclosed software flaw.

Complete info at ComputerWorld and RedNova.