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Network Management Systems Have Become A Treasure Map For Hackers

Are network management systems a big treasure mine for hackers?

Are network management systems a big treasure mine for hackers?

According to a new research by Rapid7, Network Management Systems have become easier to attack than previously anticipated.

Rapid7, the firm behind the Metasploit penetration testing tool is now warning that vulnerabilities in the systems that are used to manage network elements such as printers, routers and servers give the hackers a treasure map like value. From there on, the hackers are able to find enterprise targets easily. For example, a printer attached on this network may be printing payroll slips will easily reveal the information of employees.

The new research done by the company explores how the attacks are being taken out.

Read more details http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/09/07/natwork_magement_vulns/

Elliot Speers

Elliot Speers

Elliot has been building & breaking computers since his father owned a computer repair store in the late 80's. An ethical hacker he is always looking out for the little guy and sharing his knowledge online and off.
Elliot Speers

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