Daily Archives: January 16, 2021

WhatsApp Delays Controversial ‘Data-Sharing’ Privacy Policy Update By 3 Months

WhatsApp said on Friday that it wouldn’t enforce its recently announced controversial data sharing policy update until May 15. Originally set to go into effect next month on February 8, the three-month delay comes following “a lot of misinformation” about a revision to its privacy policy that allows WhatsApp to share data with Facebook, sparking widespread concerns about the exact kind of

NSA Suggests Enterprises Use ‘Designated’ DNS-over-HTTPS’ Resolvers

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) on Friday said DNS over HTTPS (DoH) — if configured appropriately in enterprise environments — can help prevent “numerous” initial access, command-and-control, and exfiltration techniques used by threat actors. “DNS over Hypertext Transfer Protocol over Transport Layer Security (HTTPS), often referred to as DNS over HTTPS (DoH), encrypts DNS requests by

Joker’s Stash, The Largest Carding Marketplace, Announces Shutdown

Joker’s Stash, the largest dark web marketplace notorious for selling compromised payment card data, has announced plans to shut down its operations on February 15, 2021. In a message board post on a Russian-language underground cybercrime forum, the operator of the site — who goes by the name “JokerStash” — said “it’s time for us to leave forever” and that…

Weekly Update 226

Presently sponsored by: 1Password is a secure password manager and digital wallet that keeps you safe online A little bit of a change of pace this week with the video being solely on the events unfolding around removing content, people and even entire platforms from the internet. These are significant events in history, regardless of your political persuasion, and they’re…

CVE-2021-0206

A NULL Pointer Dereference vulnerability in Juniper Networks Junos OS allows an attacker to send a specific packet causing the packet forwarding engine (PFE) to crash and restart, resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS). By continuously sending these specific packets, an attacker can repeatedly disable the PFE causing a sustained Denial of Service (DoS). This issue only affects Juniper…

CVE-2021-0203

On Juniper Networks EX and QFX5K Series platforms configured with Redundant Trunk Group (RTG), Storm Control profile applied on the RTG interface might not take affect when it reaches the threshold condition. Storm Control enables the device to monitor traffic levels and to drop broadcast, multicast, and unknown unicast packets when a specified traffic level is exceeded, thus preventing packets…

CVE-2021-0202

On Juniper Networks MX Series and EX9200 Series platforms with Trio-based MPC (Modular Port Concentrator) where Integrated Routing and Bridging (IRB) interface is configured and it is mapped to a VPLS instance or a Bridge-Domain, certain network events at Customer Edge (CE) device may cause memory leak in the MPC which can cause an out of memory and MPC restarts.…

CVE-2021-0207

An improper interpretation conflict of certain data between certain software components within the Juniper Networks Junos OS devices does not allow certain traffic to pass through the device upon receipt from an ingress interface filtering certain specific types of traffic which is then being redirected to an egress interface on a different VLAN. This causes a Denial of Service (DoS)…

CVE-2021-0205

When the “Intrusion Detection Service” (IDS) feature is configured on Juniper Networks MX series with a dynamic firewall filter using IPv6 source or destination prefix, it may incorrectly match the prefix as /32, causing the filter to block unexpected traffic. This issue affects only IPv6 prefixes when used as source and destination. This issue affects MX Series devices using MS-MPC,…