5,400 Sheffield Council Homes to Get 1Gbps Hyperoptic Broadband

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UK ISP Hyperoptic, which specialises in building 1Gbps capable “full fibre” (FTTP/B) broadband networks to large urban apartment buildings, has reached a new agreement in Sheffield that will see their service being expanded to cover 5,400 homes in the city council’s housing portfolio. At present Hyperoptic have already deployed their service to around 3,500 private…

London ISP Community Fibre Tweaks Prices – Adds 24 Month Term

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London-focused broadband ISP CommunityFibre has refreshed their Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) packages in the city by adding the new option of a 24 month minimum contract term, while at the same time tweaking some of their prices to be higher under the older 12 month term. At present the provider is working to roll-out their own 1000Mbps+…

Ransomware Gangs Don’t Need PR Help

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We’ve seen an ugly trend recently of tech news stories and cybersecurity firms trumpeting claims of ransomware attacks on companies large and small, apparently based on little more than the say-so of the ransomware gangs themselves. Such coverage is potentially quite harmful and plays deftly into the hands of organized crime. Often the rationale behind…

Virgin Media UK Deploy 1Gb Speeds to Edinburgh and Liverpool

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Broadband ISP Virgin Media (Liberty Global) will today announce that over 600,000 premises across the cities of Edinburgh and Liverpool are the next ones to get their latest DOCSIS 3.1 network upgrade, which makes 1Gbps broadband speeds available to local homes and businesses (i.e. average downloads of 1104Mbps and 52Mbps upload). At present nearly all…

Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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A vulnerability in the Java Remote Method Invocation (RMI) interface of Cisco Unified Customer Voice Portal (CVP) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information on an affected device. The vulnerability exists because certain RMI listeners are not properly authenticated. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted request to the…

Cisco Unified Communications Products Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco Unified Communications Manager Session Management Edition, Cisco Unified Communications Manager IM & Presence Service, and Cisco Unity Connection could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the interface. The vulnerability is due to…

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Stored Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Unified CM) and Cisco Unified Communications Manager Session Management Edition (Unified CM SME) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the interface. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input by…

Cisco Small Business Smart and Managed Switches Session Management Vulnerability

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A vulnerability in session management for the web-based interface of Cisco Small Business Smart and Managed Switches could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to defeat authentication protections and gain unauthorized access to the management interface. The attacker could obtain the privileges of the highjacked session account, which could include administrator privileges on the device. The…

Cisco Small Business RV042 and RV042G Routers Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

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A vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco Small Business RV042 Dual WAN VPN Routers and Cisco Small Business RV042G Dual Gigabit WAN VPN Routers could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the web-based management interface of an affected device. The vulnerability is due…

Cisco Identity Services Engine Stored Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

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Multiple vulnerabilities in the web-based management interface of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) could allow an authenticated, remote attacker with administrative credentials to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the interface. These vulnerabilities are due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input that is processed by the web-based management interface. An attacker…

Cisco Digital Network Architecture Center Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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A vulnerability in Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) Center could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to view sensitive information in clear text. The vulnerability is due to insecure storage of certain unencrypted credentials on an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by viewing the network device configuration and obtaining credentials that they may…

Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Mac OS File Corruption Vulnerability

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A vulnerability in the uninstaller component of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Mac OS could allow an authenticated, local attacker to corrupt the content of any file in the filesystem. The vulnerability is due to the incorrect handling of directory paths. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating a symbolic link (symlink) to…

Amazon Simple Email Service is now available in the US East (Ohio), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), and Asia Pacific (Seoul) Regions

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Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) is now available in 4 additional AWS Regions including US East (Ohio), Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Tokyo), and Asia Pacific (Seoul). This regional expansion is particularly useful for organizations where data residency considerations previously made it difficult for customers to use Amazon SES. Source:: Amazon AWS