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Hackers Use the BlastRADIUS Flaw for Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

2024-07-10 15:12:30 UTC

Hackers are exploiting the BlastRADIUS flaw in the RADIUS network authentication protocol to carry out Man-in-the-Middle attacks, according to researchers. RADIUS, which stands for Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service, is a client/server protocol used to authenticate users and devices. Various networked devices such as switches, routers, access points, and other routing infrastructure are vulnerable to these attacks. Researchers are warning the public about the potential risks associated with this security vulnerability.

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