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Shadow Brokers and Cisco Systems

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A mysterious group named "The Shadow Brokers" compromised a group named "Equation Group", a hacking group believed to be a NSA offshoot for a long time. They have publicly released exploits developed by them. Some of the exploits have been made available free as a Proof and the others believed to be of high value are available on an auction. One of the multiple vendors that has been impacted by this disclosure is Cisco, which is globally deployed on a large scale. 1 The following advisory is aimed to study how Cisco was affected by "The Shadow Brokers". Two main products were targeted, Cisco ASA and legacy Cisco PIX firewalls.