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#STBY – DellEMC DataDomain DDos 6.0 Deletes Valid Data

Got DataDomain? Got DD OS 6.0? Your #VALID data may be getting deleted and you don’t even know it!

UPGRADE TO DD OS 6.0.1.10 IMMEDIATELY!! (Or DD Virtual 3 Update 1)

Segments ingested while the unit is in a cleanup cycle may be deleted, as the unit incorrectly marks them as invalid. You would not know you lost these segments until you attempted to restore!

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#STBY – Intel Management Engine (Intel AMT) exploit in the wild CVE-2017-5689

Intel recently screwed us all with the Atom C2000 processors taking a massive crash and burn on end users, leading to all sorts of embedded devices turning into giant paperweights. This week, Intel blessed us with an exploit in the wild hitting their Advanced Management Technology (AMT).

AMT is their ability to remotely configure and control desktop and server systems via web service calls. Firewall off where ever possible ports 16992 and 16993, though if someone get’s inside, it’s a free for all. A Pseudo-Patch has been created. Apply it today!

https://www.ssh.com/vulnerability/intel-amt/

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#STBY – GitLab accidental deletion of data

GitLab certainly had a #SucksToBeYou week. Earlier this week, an admin at GitLab had the same thing happen. Too tired, rm -rf in the wrong location, but unfortunately they had poor backup practices.

Props to them for being upfront.
IF they had Netapp gear, or Cloud Ontap, they could have used SnapRestore or Single-File SnapRestore to pull back the deleted files from snapshots within seconds.

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