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A researcher at Netflix Security has warned of a number of TCP flaws in the Linux and FreeBSD kernels, one of which can be used to send a so-called ping of death to an Internet-facing Linux server and bring about a denial of service.

Published in Security

A vulnerability in the transport control protocol in version 4.9 of the Linux kernel and above leaves it open to a denial of service by a remote attacker, according to an advisory from CERT.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 12:24

DDoS attacks showed big rise this year: report

Mitigation of distributed denial of service attacks in the first 11 months of 2016 by information services vendor Neustar have increased by 40% over the previous year, the company claims in a report.

Published in Security
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Wednesday, 17 August 2016 08:55

Most Android phones 'vulnerable to Linux TCP flaw'

A vulnerability in the transmission control protocol used by the Linux kernel, discovered by researchers at the University of California, Riverside, affects most Android phones in use, the security firm Lookout says.

Published in Security

The code that provides protection to consumers buying and using telecommunications services has been revised and simplified to give greater flexibility to providers in keeping consumers informed about those services, but falls short of what some industry groups wanted.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Six telecommunications providers who have failed to meet their obligations for a second time under the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code (TCP) have now been ordered by the industry watchdog to comply.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

There has been a strong level of compliance by telcos with the Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code in the three years since its introduction.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Friday, 11 September 2015 11:20

ACMA hits 24 telcos with warnings for code breach

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has taken action against 24 telcos for breaches of the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code (TCP)..

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) reckons the telecommunications industry is in 'denial' about the threat of regulation if it fails to fix its customer service and complaints handling problems revealed in submissions to the Australian Communications & Media Authority's (ACMA).

Published in Technology Regulation

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