Cisco website breached, passwords reset

Thursday, 4 August 2005, 9:51 AM EST

Security at Cisco Systems remained front and centre as the company confirmed that it had to reset all passwords to its website because of a vulnerability in the search tool at Cisco.com.

Beginning early Wednesday [US], registered users who tried to log in were greeted with a page that began "Cisco has determined that Cisco.com password protection has been compromised". The warning said that all passwords had been reset as a precaution, and then instructed users to email Cisco for their new password.

By Gregg Keizer at IT News.

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