SSH hole putting big business at risk
Source: ComputerWorld - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Host Security Secure business networks are at risk thanks to a vulnerability in a fundamental protocol, according to security researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Researchers have highlighted the increasing danger of attacks exploiting weaknesses in SSH (Secure Shell), and warned that such attacks are likely to be automated in the near future.

The risks are not theoretical - SSH weaknesses were involved in a spate of attacks last year, including the theft of source code from Cisco Systems and a series of compromises affecting major universities, corporations, national laboratories, super-computing centers and military institutions, the researchers said.

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