The company has admitted to undocumented backdoor accounts in many of their products, including firewalls, spam filters and VPN appliances. If you have these devices on your network, the really bad news is that these accounts can potentially be used by others, not just to Barracuda, to access them remotely. An Austrian security researcher discovered the problem. Barracuda has labeled the vulnerabilities “medium” level threats andf they have released a fix. Read more here:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.