Venom – CVE-2015-3456 Hypervisor Floppy Emulator Vulnerability

Share This: Security Researchers have discovered a new Zero-Day vulnerability in the virtual floppy drive used by virtualisation platforms. The Floppy Disk Controller emulation Vulnerability has been assigned CVE-2015-3456 (1) is now being referred to as VENOM, was discovered by Jason Geffner of CrowdStrike, Inc. The vulnerability was rated as having an Important impact. A […]

Incoming Fax Email Hoax

Share This: Computer users are warned to be on the lookout for messages in their email inbox, claiming to be an incoming fax. I have personally seen over 5 instances of this today alone. Included is a screenshot from a GMail account – the mail was not sent from that, but showing how it appeared in […]

Irish Government data protection forum

Share This: The Irish Government are to hold a data protection forum to focus on areas around data protection, this is due to the scrutiny because of the large amount of internet companies which are based in Ireland for data regulation purposes. According to “Arising from a Government decision of October 2014, a data […]