Network Firewalls, Routers and Switches News
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.
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