Furor over Cisco IOS router exploit erupts at Black Hat

Friday, 29 July 2005, 9:54 AM EST

The decision by Internet Security Systems Inc. (ISS) research analyst Michael Lynn to speak at this week's Black Hat USA conference about how unpatched Cisco routers can be remotely compromised has ignited a spate of lawsuits against Lynn and the conference.

Although Cisco Systems Inc. and ISS abruptly canceled Lynn's planned technical talk and demo, the researcher went ahead with the talk anyway.

By Ellen Messmer at Computerworld.

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