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Security Alert: Cisco ASA SNMP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2016-6366)

Security Alert: Cisco ASA SNMP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2016-6366)

Hello, Very recently, a new security vulnerability affecting Cisco ASA & Firepower was discovered. Below are the short details: Background: A vulnerability in the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) code of Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the affected system or to remotely execute code....
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Multiple Cisco Security Vulnerabilities (ASA, CUCM, WLC, etc.)

Multiple Cisco Security Vulnerabilities (ASA, CUCM, WLC, etc.)

Hello, On April 20th, Cisco released multiple advisories detailing security vulnerabilities that affect a wide range of their products including ASA firewall, Unified Communications Manager (CUCM), WLC and more. The vulnerabilities, if exploited, would allow an attacker to launch a denial-of-service (DoS) attack on the device, possibly resulting in service disruption. The vulnerabilities details and remedies are...
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Data Consult Acquires WorldNet

Data Consult Acquires WorldNet

Lebanon, 15 March 2016: Data Consult, a leading Information & Communications Technology (ICT) company with a multi-regional footprint across the Middle East and Africa, has acquired Worldnet, one of the leading Workspace Virtualization and Cloud Solutions provider in the region, Worldnet has joined Data Consult group of companies.   Data Consult has been recently engaged in...
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Locky Ransomware

Locky Ransomware

What is a Ransomware? A ransomware is a malicious program that denies the user access to their own files by hiding/scrambling the files and/or encrypting them with strong encryption algorithms. Then, it forces the victim to pay a ransom through online payment – usually bitcoin – in order to regain access to their data. This type...
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DROWN Attack (CVE-2016-0800), Turing Award and Leo’s Oscar

DROWN Attack (CVE-2016-0800), Turing Award and Leo’s Oscar

Hello, A new security vulnerability (“DROWN“: Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption) affecting OpenSSL was disclosed yesterday which allows an attacker to decrypt secure TLS sessions and steal sensitive data such as passwords and credit cards information. All applications that rely on TLS protocol (like websites and email) are therefore affected. The vulnerability (id: CVE-2016-0800)...
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