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Internet of Sins: Million more devices sharing known private keys for HTTPS, SSH admin

Millions of internet-facing devices – from home broadband routers to industrial equipment – are still sharing well-known private keys for encrypting their communications.This is according to research from SEC Consult, which said in a follow-up to its 2015 study on security in embedded systems that the practice of reusing widely known secrets is continuing unabated.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register

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