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Content tagged with Database Security posted in January 2012
AT&T Tightens Up Tablet Security
News  |  1/27/2012  | 
AT&T has introduced new security tools that help healthcare providers better protect tablet-based patient data.
Database Password Storage Exposes Need For Better ID Management
News  |  1/25/2012  | 
DreamHost and other password breaches show weaknesses in the way passwords are stored
7 Tools To Tighten Healthcare Data Security
Slideshows  |  1/24/2012  | 
Most of the largest healthcare data security and privacy breaches have involved lost or stolen mobile computing devices. Consider these tools and tips for protecting patient data and managing breaches.
Oracle CPU Contains Lowest Number Of Database Fixes Ever
News  |  1/18/2012  | 
Database security community concerned about Oracle's patch bottleneck
Patient Data Theft Sends IT Specialist To Jail
News  |  1/17/2012  | 
Atlanta man gets 13 months for hacking into former employer's computer database and stealing patient data for a competing medical practice.
Hack Attacks Now Leading Cause Of Data Breaches
News  |  1/12/2012  | 
Exclusive: Identity Theft Resource Center identifies hacking, followed by data lost in transit and insider attacks, as the leading data breach culprits in 2011.
Does NoSQL Mean No Security?
News  |  1/11/2012  | 
NoSQL databases offer an alternative to traditional relational databases but is immature and will introduce more risks
Health IT Managers Slow To Implement Cloud
News  |  1/11/2012  | 
Security concerns keep health IT pros from jumping on cloud computing faster, a KLAS study suggests.
More Patient Data Risks, Lawsuits Predicted In 2012
News  |  1/9/2012  | 
The new year promises to bring greater patient data risks as healthcare organizations increase their use of mobile technology and social media sites.
AntiSec Hacks Signal Same Old, Same Old In Database Insecurity
News  |  1/5/2012  | 
Hacktivist group takes down two law enforcement associations with ease


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Dark Reading Staff 5/18/2018
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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  5/17/2018
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Lital Asher-Dotan, Senior Director, Security Research and Content, Cybereason,  5/21/2018
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CVE-2018-10000
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-24
In MuPDF 1.12.0 and earlier, multiple use of uninitialized value bugs in the PDF parser could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service (crash) or influence program flow via a crafted file.
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PUBLISHED: 2018-05-24
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CVE-2018-10003
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-24
curl version curl 7.54.1 to and including curl 7.59.0 contains a CWE-122: Heap-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability in denial of service and more that can result in curl might overflow a heap based memory buffer when closing down an FTP connection with very long server command replies.. This vulnerab...
CVE-2018-10003
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curl version curl 7.20.0 to and including curl 7.59.0 contains a CWE-126: Buffer Over-read vulnerability in denial of service that can result in curl can be tricked into reading data beyond the end of a heap based buffer used to store downloaded RTSP content.. This vulnerability appears to have been...