Content posted in August 2016
2016 DDoS Attack Trends By The Numbers
Slideshows  |  8/31/2016
Some highlights from recent reports on DDoS attack activity.
Meet Some Of The Emerging Israeli Cybersecurity Firms
Slideshows  |  8/30/2016
Many are borne out of the entrepreneurial spirit of the Israel Defense Force's Cyber Intelligence Unit 8200. Could any other nation keep up?
Hollywood's 7 Dumbest Hacking Depictions
Slideshows  |  8/29/2016
Movies and TV shows too often use hacking as a deus ex machina device to resolve an impossible plot, but real hacking takes time, effort and lots of testing.
How To Bullet Proof Your PAM Accounts: 7 Tips
Slideshows  |  8/26/2016
Recent studies demonstrate the need for companies to focus more on their privileged users.
Meet The 2016 PWNIE Award Winners
Slideshows  |  8/22/2016
Contest celebrating the best and worst in information security celebrates its 10th year.
8 Surprising Statistics About Insider Threats
Slideshows  |  8/17/2016
Insider theft and negligence is real--and so are the practices that amplify the risks.
15 US Cities Where Cybersecurity Professionals Earn Big Bucks
Slideshows  |  8/16/2016
Demand continues to rise for cybersecurity professionals throughout the US, and the salaries seem to follow suit. New data shows best cities for salary and cost of living.
6 Things To Know For Securing Amazon Web Services
Slideshows  |  8/13/2016
AWS is coming out with more new cloud security features.
Here's The Business Side Of Thwarting A Cyberattack
Slideshows  |  8/11/2016
Ponemon Group study data illustrates the balancing act of running a business while trying to stay secure.
8 Alternatives to Selfie Authentication
Slideshows  |  8/4/2016
How to definitively prove your identity? A variety of anatomical parts and functions may soon be able to vouch for you.
5 Email Security Tips to Combat Macro-Enabled Ransomware
Slideshows  |  8/2/2016
Cybercriminals are increasingly looking to macro variants, leaving organizations to defend against advanced tactics like macro-based malware attacks any way they can.

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NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.