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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 Weekly Update 27/08/2015

This week’s ‘CERT-UK Weekly Update’ is now live. A new version of the banking Trojan ‘Zeus’ has been released. This week’s update looks into some of its new capabilities. As ever, become a CiSP member to receive more in depth  analysis, opinions, alerts and advisories. You can join CiSP here. 20150827 -Weekly-Update  

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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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