Tag Archives: attacks

Firefox v57.0.4 Released With Fixes for Meltdown, Spectre Attacks

HIGHLIGHTS The update is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android It offers prevention against Meltdown, Spectre attacks The release disables SharedAccessBuffer blocking access to bugs Mozilla on Thursday announced the rollout of version 57.0.4 for Release channel users on desktop and mobile. The update features security fixes to resolve recent security flaws, namely, the Meltdown and Spectre attacks. In a release note, ... Read More »

US SEC Corporate Filing System Said to Be Vulnerable to DDoS Attacks

HIGHLIGHTS US SEC found a vulnerability in its database that can cause its collapse The discovery came when the SEC was testing EDGAR EDGAR database was last breached in 2016 The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Wall Street’s top regulator, has discovered a vulnerability in its corporate filing database that could cause the system to collapse, according to an internal ... Read More »

Donald Trump attacks ‘illegal’ report on Sessions Russian meeting

US President Donald Trump has attacked “illegal leaks” following reports his attorney general discussed campaign-related matters with a Russian envoy. The Washington Post gave an account of meetings Attorney General Jeff Sessions held with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak. Mr Sessions has previously denied discussing the election campaign. US authorities are investigating possible collusion between Russia and the ... Read More »