Several misconfigured servers run by the US Dept. of Defense could allow hackers easy access to internal government systems, a security researcher has warned. The vulnerable systems could allow hackers or foreign actors to launch cyberattacks through the department’s systems to make it look as though it originated from US networks. Dan Tentler, founder of cybersecurity firm Phobos Group, who discovered the vulnerable hosts, warned that the flaws are so easy to find that he believes he was probably not the first person to find them.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet