Equifax confirms march struts vulnerability behind breach

by Chris Brook for Threat PostSeptember 14, 2017 , 4:00 pm Equifax said the culprit behind this summer’s massive breach of 143 million Americans was indeed CVE-2017-5638, an Apache Struts vulnerability patched back in March. The bug was widely assumed by experts to be the “U.S. website application vulnerability” implicated by the company last Thursday, especially after an […]

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D-Link Router WIDE OPEN to Hacking!

The common D-Link DIR 850L wireless AC1200 dual-band gigabit router is wide open to hacking, with over 10 well known “holes” and “vulnerabilities”. They are so badly designed that if you know what you are doing, you can “Walk straight in” said one analyst. “Encryption keys are stored on the device and bugs allow backdoor […]

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Remember this date: 25th May 2018.

Ignore it, and your business is at high risk of a massive fine. Why? Because the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in the UK, unifying the law across Europe. GDPR is new legislation to replace the UK Data Protection Act. It adds huge legal responsibility for the safe use of data directly […]

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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is about to hit us all!

GDPR becomes law on the 25th May 2018, it reflects modern behaviours and values for personal data. It is critical all business owners or IT decision makers have the security controls and procedures in place to ensure to follow GDPR. Make no mistake, almost no one has and the resulting fines will be horrendous! GDPR […]

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