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Content posted in September 2005
Today's Handy Spyware-Avoiding Tip
Commentary  |  9/16/2005  | 
Software that Reads EULAs So You Don't Have To One of the best ways to avoid infecting yourself with spyware is to read End-User License Agreements (EULA) carefully; unscrupulous software vendors will often sneak little booby-traps into the EULA. Click the "I Agree" button and you've given the software vendor permission to (metaphorically speaking) rifle through your pants pockets and steal all
Baked-In Security
Commentary  |  9/7/2005  | 
While much of the Monday-morning quarterbacking of the response to Hurricane Katrina revolves around poor communication, bureaucratic missteps, sluggishness, and red tape on both the state and federal levels, the disaster got me thinking about something entirely different: the readiness of our national infrastructure--roughly 80% of which lies in private hands--to withstand or bounce back from a disaster or cyberattack of similar proportions.


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CVE-2021-34849
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-04
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit PDF Reader 11.0.0.49893. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the han...
CVE-2021-34850
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-04
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit PDF Reader 11.0.0.49893. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the han...
CVE-2021-34851
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-04
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit PDF Reader 11.0.0.49893. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the han...
CVE-2021-34852
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-04
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit PDF Reader 11.0.0.49893. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the han...
CVE-2021-34853
PUBLISHED: 2021-08-04
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit PDF Reader 11.0.0.49893. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the han...