A critical vulnerability in F5 Networks’ BIG-IP networking gear is under active attack, just days after the company first announced the flaw.
Billions of network-connected devices, such as printers, routers, smart TVs, and video game consoles, are open to attack via the CallStranger vulnerability in the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol.
Microsoft has issued a security advisory warning of a vulnerability in the Microsoft Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. Until a fix is available, administrators are advised to disable SMBv3 compression on their servers.
Enterprises need guidance on how to get ready for 5G networks, but the current fear-mongering about Huawei doesn't give enterprises the information they need to make sure the applications are secure.
The U.S. and Chinese company Huawei have been butting heads over the upcoming 5G rollouts, with the U.S. citing national security concerns. However, banning Huawei equipment could have an impact on when 5G will be available in certain parts of the world.