back to article Wi-Fi kit spilling data with bad crypto – Huawei, eh? No, it's Cisco. US giant patches Krook spy-hole bug in network gear

Here's El Reg's fresh slice of all the infosec news – beyond what we've already covered – that you'll need to know as you start your week. Ready? Here we go. Cisco posts Krook Wi-Fi patches It looks like Switchzilla is moving swiftly to clear up the Krook bug discovered by ESET. Just hours after the researchers delivered …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Gotta bash with feeling now

    Any chance to take a shot at Cisco and ignore the other parts of the story right? Several bits of Huawei gear have been confirmed vulnerable as well by ESET, but that doesn't sell as well as Cisco bashing does it? This also impacts other companies as well not just Huawei and Cisco but several that use Broadcom and Cyprus chips are impacted and not just the enterprise side but the consumer side as well such as Samsung devices, Apple devices, Amazon, etc. are also vulnerable.

    1. diodesign (Written by Reg staff) Silver badge

      Re: Gotta bash with feeling now

      If you click through to the original article, it lists Huawei as vulnerable.



  2. Neil Barnes Silver badge

    It must be nice to have so much money that $400k is written off as a learning experience.

    Ah, but I'm sure it will be able to be written off as a tax loss. If done right, it might even make a profit!

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