Category Archives: Government

Cisco IPICS Bug Could Allow Attackers to take down 911 Services or Fire-EMS-Police Dispatch (CVE-2016-6397)

thezootsewt/ November 4, 2016/ Cyber Defense, Government, Public Works and Infrastructure, Uncategorized/ 0 comments

You arrive at the scene of a major car accident and attempt to call 9-1-1 to request an ambulance and police assistance…except your call doesn’t go through.  Even if it did, the dispatch system could be down so that 9-1-1 operators cannot communicate with police, fire, and EMS.  If this sounds like a bad scenario – it is!  And it

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