Cisco warns of attacks targeting high severity router vulnerability

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Cisco today warned of attacks actively targeting the CVE-2020-3118 high severity vulnerability found to affect multiple carrier-grade routers that run the company’s Cisco IOS XR Software. The IOS XR Network OS is deployed on several Cisco router platforms including NCS 540 & 560, NCS 5500, 8000, and ASR 9000 series routers. The vulnerability impacts third-party white box routers and the following Cisco… Read more »

4G Router Vulnerabilities Let Attackers Take Full Control

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Multiple vulnerabilities were found by security researchers in 4G routers manufactured by several companies, with the flaws exposing users to information leaks and command execution attacks. Pen Test Partners researcher ‘G Richter’ shared the flaws found in 4G devices during this year’s DEF CON hacking conference, saying that “a lot of existing 4G modems and routers are… Read more »