Cisco patches Critical ‘Default SSH Key’ vulnerability, 40 other bugs

Cisco released security updates to patch a critical “SSH Key” vulnerability in Cisco Nexus 9000 series software as well as 22 High and 18 Medium severity bugs in multiple products, such as Cisco’s Web Security Appliance, Umbrella, Adaptive Security Appliance, Firepower, Small Business routers and others.

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Linux Rabbit and Rabbot Malware threats

Security researchers from Anomali Labs have discovered a new malware dubbed “Linux Rabbit” that has targeted Linux servers and Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices in Russia, South Korea, the UK, and the US.

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GoScanSSH malware targets default and weak passwords

Talos security researchers have spotted a new family of malware dubbed “GoScanSSH” that compromises internet-facing SSH servers. The malware targets default and weak passwords via a brute force attack on SSH systems that allow password-based SSH authentication.

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