Cisco acknowledges issues with Type 4 password-security algorithm

03/21/2013 | VAR Guy, The · Register (U.K.), The

Cisco Systems is warning against the use of the Type 4 password-security algorithm used on some of its IOS and IOS XE-based switches, routers and appliances because of a vulnerability discovered by security researchers. The company says it's working on a new password type and advises users to rely on Type 5 password security for now.

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