Rombertik, the information-stealing malware that was recently analyzed by Cisco researchers and which apparently tries to prevent researchers from doing so by rewriting the computer's Master Boot Record, is actually a newer version of an underground crimeware kit known as Carbon FormGrabber (or Carbon Grabber), Symantec researchers have found.
Cisco has patched a vulnerability that affects Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers and can be exploited by a remote, unauthenticated attacker to effectively mount a denial of service attack either by locking up the device or making it reload its network processor chip and line card.
A new piece of PoS scraper malware has been found and analyzed by researchers from Cisco's Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group.
Cisco has confirmed the existence of a flaw affecting its Small Business SPA 300 and 500 series IP phones that can be exploited by attackers to listen to the audio stream of the phones.
A slew of US tech companies have been dropped from China's Ministry of Finance's approved government procurement list, including Apple, McAfee, Citrix Systems and Cisco Systems, Reuters reported.
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