Cisco firewall source code is for sale

Thursday, 4 November 2004, 8:51 AM EST

A group describing itself as the Source Code Club (SCC) has offered to sell source code for Cisco's Pix proprietary security firewall software to any taker for $24,000. In a note posted on a Usenet newsgroup, the group also said that it would also make available other, unnamed source code to those who paid.

In a note posted to the alt.gaps.international.sales newsgroup, the Source Code Club wrote, "SCC is proud to announce the general availability of Cisco Pix 6.3.1 source code. This release is significant because pix is vital to the security of many ultra-secure networks."

By Preston Gralla at Networking Pipeline.

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