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6 Days After Advisory Posted, AboveNet Gets Hit
Once a security advisory gets posted, vendors need to work quickly to rectify the problem. Security engineers are not the only ones reading the advisories

security advisory  19th, Cisco announced a security advisory to patch bug CSCdr10025 which allows access to its Catalyst Switches through the use of a default password. On April 20th, SecurityFocus reposted this advisory on their website. On April 25, AboveNet suffered a crippling network attack when someone compromised their network, and disabled several critical backbone switches by logging on and exploiting this bug. Though Cisco offers free software upgrades to remedy this vulnerability, system and network engineers

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