Patching Urged as F5 BIG-IP Vulnerability Exploited

Ishita Chigilli Palli

Security researchers warn that the number of exploit attempts targeting a critical vulnerability in F5 Networks' BIG-IP networking products has steadily increased since the company first announced the flaw late last week. They urge users to immediately apply patches.

Rich Warren, a researcher with security firm NCC Group, posted on Twitter Monday that his company's honeypots had found an uptick in remote code execution attempts targeting the BIG-IP vulnerability, with a majority apparently originating in China.

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