Monthly Archives: May 2018

Leading Canadian Banks Inspecting Data Violation Affirms

Two leading Canadian banks notified their customers that they launched an inquiry after the cybercriminals asserted to have attained personal and account details as an effect of a data violation. The targeted companies are the Bank of Montreal and Simplii Financial, the straight banking product of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Both Bank of Montreal and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce are among Canada’s five major banks.

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Russia Demands Apple to Assist Blocking Telegram

Communications watchdog of Russia stated that it had demanded Apple to support in blocking the famous messaging app Telegram which has been barred in the country for rejecting to provide the access to security services for private conversations. Roskomnadzor told that it had demanded that Apple both block push warnings for Telegram users in Russia, which would unable the users to receive warnings for new messages and consequently reduce it less suitable, as well as no elongated mark it existing for download in the country.

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Millions of IoT Devices Perhaps Revealed To Z-Wave Threat

Researchers have determined that the Z-Wave wireless communications protocol, about more than 100 million Internet-of-Things devices is engaged, in flaw to security downgrade threats. Z-Wave, is a protocol mainly employed for home automation, practices low-energy radio waves for wireless communications over distances of up to 100 meters.

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Perilous Vulnerability Influences Dell EMC RecoverPoint

Numerous security vulnerabilities were just identified in Dell EMC RecoverPoint, containing a serious distant code implementation flaw, security firm Foregenix exposes. Investigators from Foregenix identified about a total of six security problems influencing complete versions of Dell EMC RecoverPoint preceding to 5.1.2, besides RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines previous to 5.1.1.3.

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Two Flaws Fixed in BIND DNS Software

The greatest extensively practiced Domain Name System – DNS software, updates publicized on Friday through the Internet Systems Consortium – ISC for BIND fix a couple of flaws. While hackers may be capable to achieve both of the vulnerabilities slightly for denial-of-service threats, the security flaws have been allocated merely a medium strictness rating.

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Hazardous Command Injection Vulnerability Fixed in Red Hat Linux

A serious flaw in the DHCP customer in Red Hat Enterprise Linux could permit a hacker to implement random commands on jammed systems. Felix Wilhelm described the security vulnerability from Security Team of the Google and followed as CVE-2018-1111. The flaw was exposed in the NetworkManager incorporation script involved in the DHCP customer packages.

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