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BIND vulnerability – error in transaction key handling queries

A vulnerability within an open source Domain Name System (DNS) software was reported on 28 July 2015 which could allow an attacker to remotely cause an error in the software leading to a crash and permitting a denial of service (DoS). The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has given this a CVSS Score of 7.8 and a...

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CERT-UK Quarterly Report April – June 2015

We have produced the latest edition of the CERT-UK Quarterly Report, covering the period April – June 2015. This publication looks at malware prevalence in the UK, including a breakdown of incidents reported to us by type and sector, and insight from Warwick University on threats to the academic sector. For CiSP members there is...

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Understanding the security of digital currencies for UK businesses

The use of digital currencies has grown over the last decade, though many have lived short lives; failures due either to lack of uptake or investment. Bitcoin however has now established itself as the most successful of all digital currencies, with bitcoin firms receiving hundreds of millions of dollars of investment despite a very rocky life...

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