Hacking attempts on F5's BIG-IP and BIG-IQ have increased after four critical vulnerabilities were discovered in the products March 10. (F5)

After proofs of concept for vulnerabilities in F5's BIG-IP and BIG-IQ products were published March 18, several researchers have logged upticks in hacking attempts and mass vulnerability scans.

A set of four critical F5 BIG-IP and BIG-IQ vulnerabilities came to light March 10, with the company and CISA both immediately advising customers patch. These are a different set of vulnerabilities than ones that surfaced last summer.

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