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Advisory: Symantec Norton Anti-virus and Endpoint Protection – multiple high severity vulnerabilities

Executive summary Multiple critical vulnerabilities have been reported in a number of different security products from Symantec, affecting both enterprise and consumer products. These vulnerabilities include a ‘100% reliable remote exploit’ and a ‘wormable’ flaw that requires no user interaction by the victim for an attacker to exploit. The vulnerabilities have been fixed by Symantec...

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CERT-UK Weekly Update 28/07/2016

The latest CERT-UK Weekly Update is now live. This week we look at extortion attempts in the US, a new form of ransomware and Petya and Mischa ransomware families adopting the ransomware-as-a-service model. Also included is the usual selection of vulnerabilities. For more in depth analysis and discussion, log onto the Cyber-security Information Sharing Partnership (CiSP)....

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Cyber threats to the legal sector and implications to UK businesses

Information held by the legal sector can be highly personal, business critical or commercially sensitive and as such,  an attractive target for hackers and cyber criminals. As a result law firms can be a target directly, through extortion or fraud, or in targeting clients’ data, where the law firm presents the weakest point for third...

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