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.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The synergy of hackers and tools at the Black Hat Arsenal

Posted on 27 August 2014.  |  Tucked away from the glamour of the vendor booths and the large presentation rooms filled with rockstar sessions, was the Arsenal - a place where developers were able to present their security tools and grow their community.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Sep 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //