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The leaked NSA hacking tools are reportedly now being used on Cisco customers, according to a recently published advisory. The NSA has relied on software flaws to penetrate the computers of foreign targets. While security experts have recommended the agency disclose these bugs to the companies, several of the hacking tools were accessed by cybercriminals and put on the internet for all to see. Unfortunately, Cisco found that some of their vulnerabilities were being used on their customers. In the advisory, the company announced, “Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is aware of exploitation of the vulnerability for some Cisco customers who are running the affected platforms.”

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