Thrangrycat vulnerability discovered in Cisco security products

Researchers have discovered a severe vulnerability within Cisco products. Researchers at Red Balloon Security have identified a high-risk vulnerability, dubbed as Thrangrycat, that has been impacting a wide range of Cisco products including routers, switches and firewalls utilised by enterprises and government networks. Thrangrycat, indexed as CVE-2019-1649, is caused by a hardware design flaw in […]

‘Wormable’ bug could cause another WannaCry

Microsoft has released fixes for a vulnerability, CVE-2019-0708 Microsoft has discovered a vulnerability, CVE-2019-0708, affecting older versions of Windows, including Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008. The vulnerability requires no user interaction, and is pre-authentications, thus the vulnerability is dubbed as “wormable”. “Meaning that any future malware that exploits this vulnerability […]

Data protection fee needs to be paid

ICO sets out clear message to those who do not pay the data protection fee by enforcing fines. From 25 May 2018, it is required by the Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018, for each organisation who process personal information to pay a data protection fee to the Information Commissioner’s Office. The ICO stated: […]

San Francisco: the first city in the US to ban facial recognition technology

The “Stop Secret Surveillance” ordinance has been passed 8-1 by the city’s board of supervisors. The ordinance bans facial recognition technology being used by local agencies such as law enforcement. Additionally any future plans to buy any kind of new surveillance technology will have to be approved by city administrators first. The ban won’t stop […]