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In July 2017, during an investigation, suspicious DNS requests were identified in a partnerrsquo;s network.

The source of the queries was a software package produced by NetSarang. Our analysis showed that recent versions of the software had been surreptitiously modified to include an encrypted payload that could be remotely activated by a knowledgeable attacker.
We recently reported about SambaCry, a new family of Linux Trojans exploiting a vulnerability in the Samba protocol.

A week later, Kaspersky Lab analysts managed to detect a malicious program for Windows that was apparently created by the same group responsible for SambaCry.
A vulnerability in the CLI command-parsing code of the Cisconbsp;StarOS operating system for Cisconbsp;ASR 5000 Series, 5500 Series, and 5700 Series devices and Cisconbsp;Virtualized Packet Corenbsp;(VPC) Software could allow a...
A vulnerability in the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol of Cisconbsp;Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device due t...
SCFrsquo;s fifth LTE Plugfest event focused on private evolved packet cores – a key enabling technology for enterprise small cell use cases London, 3rd July 2017 Small Cell Forum (SCF) has successfully completed its fifth LTE Plugfest, hosted by ITRI, Taiwanrsquo;s world-leading technology institute.

The Plugfest was one of the first events in the world to test interoperability for private evolved packet cores (EPCs).

These are key enablers for enterprise private networks, which are a... Source: RealWire
The Simple Network Management Protocolnbsp;(SNMP) subsystem of Cisconbsp;IOS and IOS XE Software contains multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to remotely execute code on an affected system ...
London, 20 June, 2017 – Logicalis, an international IT solutions and managed services provider, together with Metrodata, a dominant ICT company in Indonesia, today announced it has agreed to acquire Packet Systems Indonesia (PSI), a leading ICT systems integrator and services company. PSI is a Cisco Gold Partner specialising in data centre, collaboration, Service Provider & Enterprise Network, and information security solutions. PSI will be integrated with the existing Indonesian operation, Logicalis Metrodata Indonesia (LMI),... Source: RealWire
Aricentrsquo;s Intelligent Switching Solution delivers datacenter fabric architectures with Marvellrsquo;s Prestera 98CX84xx family of packet processors REDWOOD CITY, California — June 13, 2017 – Aricent, a global design and engineering company, and a leader in datacenter networking infrastructure announced its Intelligent Switching Solution (ISS) Release 10.1 upgrade at Computex 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan last week.

The new release is designed to support web scale data centers that run thousands of servers and network port speeds... Source: RealWire

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In this research we'll be revisiting the USB port – this time in attempts to intercept user authentication data on the system that a microcomputer is connected to.

As we discovered, this type of attack successfully allows an intruder to retrieve user authentication data – even when the targeted system is locked.
In the several years that the Dridex family has existed, there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts to block the botnetrsquo;s activity.

The ongoing evolution of the malware demonstrates that the cybercriminals are not about to bid farewell to their brainchild, which is providing them with a steady revenue stream.
A vulnerability in the ICMP ingress packet processing of Cisco TelePresence Collaboration Endpoint (CE) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the TelePresence endpoint to reload unexpectedly, resulting i...
Often, virus writers don't even bother to run encryption or mask their communications. However, you do get the occasional off-the-wall approaches that don't fall into either of the categories.

Take, for instance, the case of a Trojan that Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered in mid-March and which establishes a DNS tunnel for communication with the C&C server.