Next-gen networks need next-gen security

Monday, 15 November 2004, 9:25 AM EST

The news this week that Cisco's proprietary source code for its Pix firewall software is up for sale to the highest bidder certainly isn't welcome by network administrators anywhere. A shadowy group describing itself as the Source Code Club (SCC) offered the code for sale on Usenet to any taker for $24,000, and while it's not clear whether the group actually had its hands on the code, administrators are taking the threat seriously.

If that wasn't bad enough, Cisco also announced that many of its routers and switches are vulnerable to Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.

By Preston Gralla at Security Pipeline.

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