Cisco routers have another high-risk vulnerability

Several carrier-grade routers from Cisco are said to contain a severe software vulnerability that is allegedly being exploited by Chinese state-sponsored attackers. Earlier this week, the company warned its clients that a number of its routers, all of which are running IOS XR Software, are vulnerable to the high-severity CVE-2020-3118 flaw and urged customers to patch their devices immediately. The …

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Boothole vulnerability puts billions of Windows and Linux devices at risk

Researchers have identified a security vulnerability that affects almost all devices running on Windows or Linux operating systems, of which there are billions worldwide. According to researchers from security firm Eclypsium, if exploited, the vulnerability could give the attacker full control over the target device, hence its assigned severity score of 8.2/10. The flaw has been named “BootHole” and is …

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