Mirror, mirror on the port, is this something I can rort?…

Mirror, mirror on the port, is this something I can rort?

If you think of an Internet exchange, you probably think of infrastructure that’s well-protected, well-managed, and hard to compromise. The reality, however, might be different. According to research by Stanford University’s Daniel Kharitonov, working with TraceVector’s Oscar Ibatullin, there are enough vulnerabilities in routers and the like that the Internet exchange makes a target that’s both attractive and exploitable.…

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