Network Firewalls Routers and Switches
- January 09, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against D-Link, and experts said the move was likely to push more secure routers in the wake of the Mirai botnet attacks.
- December 14, 2016
A major Netgear security vulnerability in routers prompted experts to suggest abandoning products, as Netgear finally releases a beta patch.
- September 20, 2016
Cisco warns that an as-yet unpatched vulnerability derived from Shadow Brokers' BENIGNCERTAIN hacking tool is being exploited in the wild.
- August 25, 2016
Researchers easily modified the NSA's EXTRABACON SNMP exploit to target newer versions of Cisco ASA software, but Cisco has patches rolling out.
- August 25, 2016
More unanswered questions remain about the Shadow Brokers' release of NSA/Equation Group cyberweapons cache, as vendors move to mitigate and researchers search for vulnerabilities.
- August 23, 2016
A Cisco security vulnerability affecting routers was found in the Shadow Brokers cyberweapon dump, and it may have been used by the NSA for years to decrypt VPN traffic.
- December 23, 2015
Juniper firewalls are reportedly vulnerable to two serious backdoors, and the NSA may be at least indirectly responsible for one that exposes VPN data.
- September 18, 2015
News roundup: Additional research shows a Cisco router implant affects more devices than originally reported. Plus: Let's Encrypt's first cert issued; Tor in the library; the mitigated (but not fixed) iOS AirDrop vulnerability.
- May 29, 2015
News roundup: Cybersecurity is finally garnering attention at the boardroom table, but not necessarily for the right reasons. Plus: Ponemon's "Cost of Data Breach"; D-Link vulnerabilities; NitlovePOS; bad bots.
- May 26, 2015
A newly discovered router vulnerability could leave millions of connected devices open to denial-of-service attacks and remote code execution.
- April 30, 2015
At an RSA Conference session, attendees learned how WestJet Airlines' Security Architecture Made Simple with software-defined security and automation reduced network turbulence.
- January 16, 2015
In a sneak preview of its 2015 PCI Compliance Report, Verizon says improper firewall maintenance is among the leading causes of PCI DSS compliance failures.
- October 03, 2014
News roundup: Palo Alto's next-generation firewall fared poorly in a recent NSS Labs report, leading to a testy back-and-forth about NGFW testing. Plus: Mitnick selling zero days; EMET bypassed, again; iThemes stored plaintext passwords.
- May 23, 2014
When comparing NGFW appliances, experts say that enterprises should focus on products that meet specific needs, not just those with the most features.
- March 28, 2014
The bundle of IOS security patches addresses a total of six denial-of-service vulnerabilities in Cisco's enterprise networking products.