Cisco patches Critical Vulnerability, warns of known public exploits

Cisco released security updates to patch critical vulnerabilities in multiple Cisco IOS products as well as high severity bugs in Cisco Wireless LAN, IOS, and other products. Two advisories have been updated with known public vulnerability exploits as recently evealed in Sea Turtle DNS hijacking campaign.

Germany Publishes New Broadband Router Security Guidelines

The German government Federal Office for Information Security published technical security guidelines for broadband routers commonly used in Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) environments. The new guideline provides recommendations to manufacturers on designing and implementing routing products with “adequate state-of-the -art security features.”