The bad news is almost 200 Cisco routers are infected with the SYNful Knock malware, but the good news is now there's a tool to use to find out if your system is one of them.
The SYNful Knock infection discovered last week continues to get worse as even more Cisco devices are found to have been exploited by an unknown person or group.
While Apple and vendors are touting the security benefits of the latest Apple mobile operating system, at least one security feature has been disrupted by the release of iOS 9. It seems iOS 9 breaks virtual private network connections to corporate servers.
Former Cisco president of development and sales Rob Lloyd has landed on his feet in what may be one of the coolest CEO positions out there right now. Lloyd, who headed up sales for Cisco for years and left the networking vendor as part of the executive restructuring in July, is now CEO of Elon Musk's Hyperloop Technologies.
It has not been a good week for Cisco Systems. The malware that was found to be infecting 14 Cisco routers across four countries – possibly for years – is apparently more widespread than the security vendor that first discovered the vulnerability believed.
An IDC report shows that Cisco is still leading the security appliance market, outpacing specialists like Check Point, Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet and Blue Coat.
Cisco's new CEO, Chuck Robbins, has made security a top priority for Cisco. He may want to step things up a bit, as security vendor FireEye recently uncovered evidence showing hackers have taken over at least 14 Cisco routers in four countries using a router implant dubbed SYNful Knock.
There's plenty of interest in microservices architectures and what they mean for the future of software development.
The legal battle between Cisco Systems and Arista Networks is far from over, but Cisco gained a victory over its competitor last week when International Trade Commission attorneys determined that Arista had infringed on three of Cisco's patents.
Cisco continues to maintain a leadership position in the collaboration market. A new report from Synergy Research found Cisco widened the gap between itself and closest competitor Microsoft during the second quarter of 2015.