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Cisco recently issued a software update for some of its switches, but instead of patching the devices, it ended up bricking many of them.

However, the fault was not Cisco's own; the bricked devices were not genuine, but rather highly convincing counterfeits.
From the linked report: this is pretty poor writing though the headline is correct in what happened.

"Cisco recently issued a software update for some of its switches, which were successfully modified. But reports of counterfeit switches, that were highly convincing copies of Cisco's targeted update, ended up being bricked ... <story continues>"
 

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