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Top Secret Document Indicates NSA Knew Of Juniper Vulnerabilities In 2011

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Top Secret Document Indicates NSA Knew Of Juniper Vulnerabilities In 2011

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Juniper Networks, a Sunnyvale, Calif-based network hardware manufacturer that last week reported finding an unauthorized code in its firmware making it possible for hackers to access its devices, could have been vulnerable for several years, based on a top-secret document released by Intercept, a website dedicated to transparency in government and corporate institutions. The document, shared by Edward Snowden, indicates the National Security Agency (NSA) was aware of its Juniper’s vulnerabilities since 2011. Juniper’s admission last week that an unauthorized party added code to its firmware used in its NetScreen devices is a “huge admission” as it could allow attackers…

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Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.

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