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Content posted in October 2006
Anatomy Of A Phishing Scam
Commentary  |  10/26/2006  | 
The invention of the phishing scam marked the first time in the history of computer viruses and malware that people could make serious money off of security attacks. Think it's easy to launch a phishing scam? It's not. But there's a big-time payoff for those who can successfully navigate through the following steps, as laid out by Andrew Klein, Everdream's director of product marketing.
Poll: Metasploit--Help Or Menace?
Commentary  |  10/20/2006  | 
Metasploit publishes tools to automate developing exploits that take advantage of security holes in software products. Is that right? Take our poll and let us know, and leave your $0.02 below.
Spam Bot Rivals Commercial Software
Commentary  |  10/19/2006  | 
Joe Stewart, senior security researcher at SecureWorks, has posted an analysis of a Trojan program called SpamThru on his company's Web site. As far as malware goes, it's a marvel.
Bots Bad, People Worse
Commentary  |  10/6/2006  | 
Less than 24 hours since InformationWeek went live with its exclusive pointing to evidence of bot infiltration within computers of federal and state government agencies, the reaction has been strong. Based on feedback to my colleague Tom Claburn's blog posting and through
The Bot Invasion
Commentary  |  10/4/2006  | 
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, which perhaps explains the generally poor state of computer security. We'd be far better off with Cyber Security Awareness Year, observed annually, all day, every day between January 1st and December 31st. The problem is bots, malicious code that ta


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An issue was discovered in Clementine Music Player 1.3.1. Clementine.exe is vulnerable to a user mode write access violation due to a NULL pointer dereference in the Init call in the MoodbarPipeline::NewPadCallback function in moodbar/moodbarpipeline.cpp. The vulnerability is triggered when the user...
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IBM Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0 through 5.0.2 and 6.0 through 6.0.5 and IBM Rational Software Architect Design Manager 5.0 through 5.0.2 and 6.0 through 6.0.1 are vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus alteri...
CVE-2018-1536
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-19
IBM Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0 through 5.0.2 and 6.0 through 6.0.5 and IBM Rational Software Architect Design Manager 5.0 through 5.0.2 and 6.0 through 6.0.1 are vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus alteri...
CVE-2018-1585
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-19
IBM Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0 through 5.0.2 and 6.0 through 6.0.5 and IBM Rational Software Architect Design Manager 5.0 through 5.0.2 and 6.0 through 6.0.1 are vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus alteri...