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Advisory – multiple vulnerabilities in various products posted online

Executive summary On 15 August 2016, CERT-UK was made aware of a list of exploits posted online. These exploits are targeted at vulnerabilities in software found in Cisco switches, routers and firewall products, Fortinet’s Fortiguard, Watchguard and TopSec. Whilst Fortninet and Watchgaurd determined the vulnerabilities were patched years ago, of the two Cisco vulnerabilities, one...

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CERT-UK Weekly Update 25/08/2016

This week’s edition comments on recent hacks affecting in the US affecting journalists and current presidential campaigning taking place and what this may mean for the electoral process in the future. There is also the usual vulnerabilities overview with a number covered this week from Cisco, WordPress and more. For more in depth analysis and discussion,...

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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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