'Ripple20' security vulnerabilities in TCP/IP software library impact millions of connected devices

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Nineteen bugs have been discovered so far in Treck software affecting connected printers, insulin pumps, smart home devices, power-grid equipment, industrial-control gears, routers, communications equipment commercial aircraft and data centre devices

Researchers at Jerusalem-based cyber security firm JSOF have uncovered a series of vulnerabilities in the widely used  Treck TCP/IP software library, which could allow attackers to take control of ...

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