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Open Fibre Networks Grows UK FTTH Cover to 40,294 Premises

A new estimate has suggested that Open Fibre Networks (OFN – formerly IFNL), which deploys Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based ultrafast broadband ISP networks to new build home developments, has grown their network coverage to reach a little over 40,000 premises across the United Kingdom. The open access fibre infrastructure that OFNL builds is usually ordered by …

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Update on Openreach G.fast, FoD, SoGEA and FTTP Broadband Changes

We’ve today gathered together the latest information from our UK industry sources in order to produce a summary of the latest broadband ISP technology and service changes at Openreach (BT). On the list this time are new FTTC cabinets, the G.fast self install trial, SoGEA, FTTP on Demand (FoD) and more. We’ll kick things off …

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GNOME Keyring LightDM daemon Information Disclosure Vulnerability

A vulnerability in GNOME Keyring could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information on a targeted system. The vulnerability exists because the LightDM daemon in the affected software stores user passwords in cleartext. An attacker with root user privileges could exploit this vulnerability by performing a memory dump on the targeted system. If …

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OpenAM Consortium OpenAM Improper Session Management Vulnerability

A vulnerability in OpenAM could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to perform unauthorized actions on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to improper session management by the affected software. An attacker who has access to an affected system could exploit this vulnerability to modify security questions and then change existing users’ passwords. A successful …

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Apache JSPWiki Crafted URL Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

A vulnerability in Apache JSPWiki could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input by the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user to access a crafted URL that submits malicious input …

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Django django.utils.numberformat.format() Function Uncontrolled Memory Consumption Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the django.utils.numberformat.format() function of Django could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. The vulnerability is due to improper memory operations that exist when the django.utils.numberformat.format() function of the affected software receives a decimal with a large number of digits or a …

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elfutils ebl_core_note Function NT_PLATFORM Core File Note Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the ebl_core_note function of elfutils could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system. The vulnerability exists because the affected software fails to check if the values of a NT_PLATFORM core file note is a zero-terminated string. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability …

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AWS Management Console now supports one-click switching between accounts in AWS GovCloud (US)

The AWS Management Console now makes it easier to use multiple AWS accounts. You can switch from one AWS account (or role) to another with just one click. You no longer have to sign out from one account, before signing in to another. This saves you time and effort. You can access up to five …

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Introducing AWS Solutions

AWS Solutions are technical reference implementations built and vetted by AWS Architects and AWS Partners, designed to help customers solve the common problems faced by their peers around the world. AWS Solutions are built to be operationally effective, performant, reliable, secure, cost effective, and be Well-Architected. Every AWS Solution comes with a detailed architecture diagram, …

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Solving Problems with Serverless – The Cloudflare LED Data Center Board, Part I

You know you have a cool job when your first project lets you bring your hobby into the office. That’s what happened to me just a few short weeks ago when I joined Cloudflare. The task: to create a light-up version of our Data Center map – we’re talking more than a hundred LEDs tied …

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Mozilla to harden Firefox defenses with site isolation, a la Chrome

Mozilla plans to boost Firefox’s defensive skills by mimicking the “Site Isolation” technology introduced to Google’s Chrome last year. Dubbed “Project Fission,” the effort will more granularly separate sites and their individual components than is currently the case in Firefox. The goal: Isolate malicious sites and attack code so individual sites cannot wreak havoc in …

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Winning the Blackbird Battle

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Frequent readers of the Cloudflare blog are aware of the efforts we’ve undertaken in response to our first encounter with a patent troll. We’re happy to report that on Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an opinion affirming a lower court decision …

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Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL Compatibility Supports PostgreSQL 10.6

Following the recent announcement of updates to the PostgreSQL database, we have updated Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility to support PostgreSQL version 10.6. This release contains fixes to PostgreSQL security vulnerabilities included in the current release from the PostgreSQL community and contains additional bug fixes and improvements. Source:: Amazon AWS