Ryan Naraine

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Ryan Naraine is a journalist and social media enthusiast specializing in Internet and computer security issues. He is currently security evangelist at Kaspersky Lab, an anti-malware company with operations around the globe. He is taking a leadership role in developing the company's online community initiative around secure content management technologies.Prior to joining Kaspersky Lab, Ryan was Editor-at-Large/Security at eWEEK, leading the magazine's and Web site's coverage of Internet and computer security issues and managing the popular SecurityWatch blog, covering the daily threats, vulnerabilities and IT security technologies. He also covered IT security, hacker attacks and secure content management topics for Jupiter Media's internetnetnews.com.Ryan can be reached at naraine SHIFT 2 gmail.com. For daily updates on Ryan's activities, follow him on Twitter.

The most important disclosure is of my employment with Kaspersky Lab as a member of the global research and analysis team. Kaspersky Lab is a global company specializing in anti-malware and secure content management technologies. I do not own stocks or other investments in any technology company.

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Cisco IOS patch day covers multiple vulnerabilities

Cisco IOS patch day covers multiple vulnerabilities

Cisco has shipped a batch of patches to cover multiple vulnerabilities affecting IOS, the software that powers the vast majority of Cisco's routers and switches.In all, the company released 8 separate advisories with warnings for information disclosure, privilege escalation, denial-of-service vulnerabilities.

March 25, 2009 by in Cisco

Cisco confirms possibility of IOS rootkits

Cisco confirms possibility of IOS rootkits

On the heels of an EUSecWest conference presentation on malicious rootkits for Cisco IOS (see background), Cisco's security response team has published a must-read document confirming that stealthy malware can be loaded on the software used on the vast majority of its routers and network switches.Cisco warns:It is possible that an attacker could insert malicious code into a Cisco IOS software image and load it onto a Cisco device that supports that image.

May 27, 2008 by in Cisco

Cisco.com goes dark on patch day

Cisco.com goes dark on patch day

On the same day Cisco released patches for multiple operating system and software vulnerabilities, the network routing and switching vendor suffered an outage that knocked the Cisco.com offline for about three hours.

August 9, 2007 by in Cisco

Cisco confirms router 'pharming' exploits

Cisco confirms router 'pharming' exploits

A router hijack exploit scenario detailed by researchers at Symantec may affect Cisco routers that are marketed for the Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Remote Office/Branch Office (ROBO) and teleworker business segments.

February 15, 2007 by in Cisco