Juniper says it will remove flawed cryptographic code from its software

Juniper says it will replace the Dual_EC pseudo-random number generator, long criticised by security experts and potentially exploitable in backdoor attacks.

David Bisson reports.

‘Unauthorised code’ on Juniper firewalls gives attackers admin access, decrypts VPN traffic

Within Juniper’s firewall management operating system there sits a backdoor, giving attackers access to admin functions and the ability to decrypt supposedly-secure encrypted VPN traffic.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.

Heartbleed blamed for hack that put 4.5 million patients at risk

Heartache for Community Health Systems, as an unpatched Juniper device is blamed for serious security breach.