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Bluetooth bugs bite millions of Wi-Fi APs from Cisco, Meraki, and Aruba

5 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / A Cisco Aironet access point.
Millions of Wi-Fi access points sold by Cisco, Meraki, and Aruba have two critical vulnerabilities being patched that could allow hackers to run malware inside the sensitive networks that use the gear. While the flaws open corporate networks to some scary attacks, the real-word likelihood of them being exploited is debatable.
In a report published Thursday , security firm Armis said two flaws it found in Bluetooth Low Energy chips manufactured by Texas Instruments can be used to hack the APs that embed them. The BLE chips offer a variety of...
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