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Hardware potentially affected by a clock flaw in Intel Avoton & Rangeley Series – complete list

In January 2017 in the Intel Atom C2000 Series spec revision Intel published information about a flaw “System May Experience Inability to Boot or May Cease Operation”. The official errata says the B0 stepping of C2xxx Atoms are vulnerable to failure, and these parts began shipping in 2013. The specific SKUs are: C2308, C2338, C2350, C2358, …

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Cisco: Blackhole arrest cuts exploit-kit traffic, but don’t let your guard down

By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service | August 5th, 2014 Many packages are vying to take the popular kit’s place, and security threats still abound, report says. Exploit kits of cybercrime tools fell into a big slump in the first half of this year after Russian authorities nabbed the alleged creator of the popular Blackhole …

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Cisco patches traffic snooping flaw in operating systems used by its networking gear

By Lucian Constantin, TechWorld | August 4th, 2014 The vulnerability affects the OSPF routing protocol implementation on Cisco networking equipment. Cisco Systems said attackers could disrupt or intercept traffic in many of its networking products unless a new security update is applied to the software they run. The issue affects the implementation of the Open …

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Cisco ready to ship ACI controller

By Jim Duffy, Network World | July 29th, 2014 APIC slated to ship later this week; new switches, bundles here too. Cisco this week announced it will soon ship its Application Centric Infrastructure controller and rolled out other extensions across its data center portfolio. Cisco’s Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) will ship this week as …

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Small cell device tech set to connect workplace Wi-Fi with 3G and LTE

By Matt Hamblen, Computerworld | July 22nd, 2014 Cisco sees its effort to bring small cell devices to businesses leading to explosive growth of the technology. Small cell technology products today are used to fill in gaps where traditional cellular has problems working — such as between downtown buildings that aren’t reached by traditional cell …

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Cisco enterprise controller going through paces

By Jim Duffy, Network World | July 21st, 2014 APIC Enterprise Module being banged on by DevNet community as it lingers in betas, field trials. Cisco is adding its APIC Enterprise Module, an enterprise controller for its programmable Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), to its software development community to ready it for general release. APIC EM …

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Cisco, Microsoft chasing clouds

By Jim Duffy, Network World | July 18th, 2014 Companies extend data center integration work with 3 year GTM agreement. Cisco this week expanded its data center arrangement with Microsoft with a multiyear sales and go-to-market effort for integrated products. The deal builds upon one agreed to 15 months ago, when the two companies combined …

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Cisco mulling membership in Google, Microsoft Ethernet group

By Jim Duffy, Network World | July 8th, 2014 25 Gigabit Ethernet Consortium formed with Arista, Brocade and Mellanox for faster development of lower cost/gigabit data center links. Cisco is considering joining a handful of companies, including Google and Microsoft, that have defined a specification for 25Gbps and 50Gbps Ethernet for data centers requiring greater …

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Why Cisco, Intel, and Qualcomm are funding IoT startups?

By Colin Neagle, Network World | July 7th, 2014 Cisco, Intel, and Qualcomm play a significant role in the growth of the Internet of Things startup world. Internet of Things startups have had little trouble finding seed money lately, with overall venture capital surpassing the $1 billion mark in 2013 alone, according to CB Insights. …

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Cisco buys its way into AT&T SDN

By Jim Duffy, Network World | June 17th, 2014 Tail-f acquisition will give it entry into Domain 2.0 project, boost SDN/NFV cloud orchestration capabilities. Cisco this week announced its intent to acquire privately held Tail-f Systems, a developer of multivendor network service orchestration systems for traditional and virtualized networks, and one of the vendors AT&T …

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Cisco joins with Arbor Networks to fight DDoS attacks

By Ellen Messmer, NetworkWorld | March 12th, 2013 Cisco CRS router customers can now embed Arbor Peakflow SP Threat Management System. Cisco has begun streamlining distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack defense by offering Arbor Networks technology on its carrier class routers. This will enable Cisco Carrier Routing System devices detect threats and scrub traffic — a …

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