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Security bug in ICANN portals exploited to access user data

2015/05/01

Securityweek - (International) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) released April 30 initial findings from an investigation revealing that a vulnerability in two of the organizations generic top-level domain (gTLD) portals had resulted in the exposure of 330 advanced search result records pertaining to 96 applicants and 21 registry operators since April 2013. The organization plans to contact both the affected users and those who exploited the vulnerability to access the records.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/security-bug-icann-portals-exploited-access-user-data

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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