NSA able to compromise Cisco, Juniper, Huawei switches

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at arbor.net
Mon Dec 30 11:28:26 UTC 2013


On Dec 30, 2013, at 5:06 PM, Saku Ytti <saku at ytti.fi> wrote:

> The quality of this data is too damn low.

The #1 way that Cisco routers and switches are compromised is brute-forcing against an unsecured management plane, with username 'cisco' and password 'cisco.

The #1 way that Juniper and switches are compromised is brute-forcing against an unsecured management plane, with username 'cisco' and password 'cisco.

;>

Note that both Cisco and Juniper have many platforms, running on various hardware, and running various OSes/trains/releases/throttles

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