Powerful cyberattack resulted in interruptions to the Internet around the world

According to Solar Security, the last day unknown hackers are conducting a global botnet attack due to which temporarily stopped working even Facebook with   Twitter.

Powerful cyberattack resulted in interruptions to the Internet around the world

According to Solar Security, the last day unknown hackers are conducting a global botnet attack due to which temporarily stopped working even Facebook with   Twitter.

More about   attack

In Cisco switches, which are used by many Internet providers around the world, they found a hole. Attackers have created a bot that scans the global web and   looking for unprotected routers. When he finds   - implements in   firmware, which overwrites the switch configuration by inserting an American flag instead of it, made from   ASCII characters.

How serious is it?

The scale of the attack is enormous. Although Cisco released a series of patches a few weeks ago, many companies   managed to install a security update, so that the attacks continue. By   data of Embedi specialists, in   total of   Networks more than 8.5   million devices with   open port 4786. Among the   only local sites and   services, but   and   global giants of the caliber of Facebook and   Twitter.

More about   Cisco

Cisco   - an American multinational company that develops and   selling network equipment for large organizations and   telecommunication enterprises. One of   largest in   world of IT companies .

Source: Talosintelligence , TJ

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