Critical Remotely Exploitable Bug Haunts BIND The maintainers of BIND have patched a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in the DNS software that can be used in a denial-of-service attack. The vulnerability affects all versions of BIND from 9.1.0 through 9.9.7. The vulnerability is in the way that BIND handles certain queries related to transaction key records. The bug is fixed in […]
New Hammertoss Espionage Tool Tied to MiniDuke Gang Hammertoss, a backdoor uncovered by researchers at FireEye, combines many previous communication venues used by APT29, a espionage outfit linked to the Russian government.
Census Bureau Says Breach Didn’t Compromise Sensitive Data Officials at the United States Census Bureau say that the attackers who compromised one of the bureau’s databases last week did not get access to any confidential information, but only data such as names and phone numbers of organizations that submit information to the Federal Audit Clearinghouse. The data breach appears to have hit only […]