A new, highly sophisticated malware strain threatens various routers
An "unusually advanced hacking group" has spent almost two years infecting a wide range of routers in North America and Europe, according to a report in Ars Technica. The group is using malware that takes full control of connected devices running Windows, macOS, and Linux.
So far, researchers fr... Read more
Cisco’s latest updates merge SD-WAN and security domains more easily
To make it easy for enterprises to secure their WAN-connected resources and data centers, Cisco has released two updates to its core software programs.
The company has introduced what it calls Integrated Domain, combining the domain controllers of Cisco DNA Center and Cisco SD-WAN vManage to bri... Read more
Cisco unveils Catalyst 8000 for 5G and virtualization in enterprises
Cisco launched four new devices in what it’s calling the Catalyst 8000 Edge series. The devices include two virtual CPE Edge units, a 5G cellular gateway, and a heavy-duty aggregator router. All of these tools support SD-WAN networking.
The company unveiled the Catalyst 8000 family last Octobe... Read more
‘Popular home routers are full of vulnerabilities’
Almost all home routers are not up to date and contain vulnerabilities. German security researchers investigated 127 routers and found missing security patches, outdated software and many security flaws.
The research by the German Fraunhofer Institute for Communication looked at 127 routers from... Read more
Juniper Networks launches new solutions within Connected Security offering
Juniper Networks has launched two new solutions within its Connected Security range. It is a solution that combines the Contrail Enterprise Multicloud and cSRX firewall, and a solution that integrates the company's security intelligence (SecIntel) with the MX-series routers.
The combination of Contr... Read more
Hackers hijacked DNS traffic on D-Link routers for three months
A hacker group has been hacking in-house routers over the past three months - especially D-Link models - to adjust DNS server settings and hijack traffic intended for legitimate sites and redirect them to rogue cloning.
The attackers use known exploits and router firmware to hack into vulnerable de... Read more
Ericsson and Juniper Networks optimize joint portfolio for 5G
The Swedish mobile network technology provider Ericsson and the provider of network, cloud and security applications Juniper Networks have updated their joint portfolio. This mainly concerns important updates for the integration with the latest mobile technology 5G.
According to both companies, who ... Read more
IoT botnet infects 100,000 routers to send spam
A new botnet has infected approximately 100,000 routers, connecting them to webmail services and probably sending large-scale spam campaigns via email. The botnet has grown in silence over the past two months, reports ZDNet.
The botnet was discovered in September by the Netlab team at Qihoo 360. The... Read more