• United States



by Paul Kerstein

ISS Gets Injunction Vs Former Worker

Aug 01, 20051 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

The U.S. District Court in San Francisco has barred Michael Lynn andthe Black Hat conference organization from further disseminating anymore research or information on how hackers can undermine Internetequipment made by Cisco Systems. A Reuters article in The Boston Globereports that Internet Security Systems and Cisco filed a joint requestfor the court injunction after Lynn gave the presentation at the BlackHat Conference. While Lynn did not disclose any new hacks to thesoftware, his research can be used to expand exploitations of knownsecurity vulnerabilities affecting Cisco routers that are vital tomoving Internet traffic. Read more.