Researchers have discovered two severe vulnerabilities in several popular wireless access points that, if exploited, could allow hackers to compromise enterprise networks.

The two critical vulnerabilities are related to to the use of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) chips manufactured by Texas Instruments (TI) that are used in wireless access points from Cisco, Meraki and Aruba. 

The faults were found by IoT security firm Armis, which has dubbed the vulnerabilities “BLEEDINGBIT”.

If exploited, they could allow an attacker to break into enterprise networks undetected, take over access points, spread malware and move laterally across network segments. To …
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