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Source: David Coursey - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Privacy The efforts of the "Source Code Club" to sell the source code to Cisco firewalls may be despicable, but they may also be a blessing in disguise. By making a public show of Cisco's inability to keep its secrets to itself, these desperados may actually be doing us all a big favor. . . . The efforts of the "Source Code Club" to sell the source code to Cisco firewalls may be despicable, but they may also be a blessing in disguise. By making a public show of Cisco's inability to keep its secrets to itself, these desperados may actually be doing us all a big favor.

This is not the first time Cisco has been targeted by source code thieves. In May, its IOS 12.3 code was compromised. IOS (Internetwork Operating System) is used in Cisco routers from home offices to branch offices, enterprise networks, and the Internet backbone itself.

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