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SDN switches aren't hard to compromise, researcher says.

2015/08/09

IDG News Service - (International) Security researchers from Hellfire Security revealed that software-defined network (SDN) switches running on the Open Network Install Environment (Onie) lacked authentication, encryption, access controls and permissions, potentially enabling an attacker to install persistent malware and monitor all network traffic running through a switch.

Source: http://www.computerworld.com/article/2959541/security/sdn-switches-arent-hard-to-compromise-researcher-says.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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