Cisco tries to silence researcher

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Cisco tries to silence researcher

Cisco has taken legal action to keep a researcher from further discussing a hack into its router software.

The networking giant and Internet Security Systems jointly filed a request Wednesday for a temporary restraining order against Michael Lynn and the organizers of the Black Hat security conference. The motion came after Lynn showed in a presentation how attackers could take over Cisco routers – a problem that he said could bring the Internet to its knees.

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