In case you missed it, Fortinet announced last week that the recently discovered FortiOS SSH backdoor - or, as they call it, "a management authentication issue" - has been found by its Product Security Incident Response team also on some versions of FortiSwitch, FortiAnalyzer and FortiCache.
Foxglove Security researcher Stephen Breen has demonstrated that you don't need to exploit a 0-day or even a recently discovered vulnerability to gain the highest level of privilege available on a Windows machine (Windows 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, Server 2012).
SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center has raised its infocon status - the status of the condition of the Internet infrastructure - from green to yellow, following the public revelation of two backdoors in Juniper's NetScreen firewall devices, and the publication of the password that allows easy exploitation of one of them.
Taking over a Linux machine that has been locked with a password can be as easy as pressing the backspace key 28 times, two researchers from the Cyber Security Research Group with the Technical University of Valencia have discovered.
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