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Content tagged with Database Security posted in January 2013
Big Data Security Discussion
Commentary  |  1/31/2013  | 
Answers to common big-data security questions
Are Your Databases Audit-Ready?
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
Development of policies, configuration management, encryption implementations, access control and monitoring all contribute to databases passing compliance checks
Is Mobile Device Management The Answer?
Commentary  |  1/23/2013  | 
MDM software is being considered by healthcare IT execs concerned about security.
You Still Stink At Patching Databases
News  |  1/23/2013  | 
Only about a fifth of organizations patch their databases within three months, and that number is unlikely to get better anytime soon, experts say
The Death Of Java In The Enterprise?
News  |  1/16/2013  | 
The continued waves of Java zero-days have security experts recommending that enterprises reevaluate how they use Java
Anonymous Hacks MIT In Aaron Swartz Tribute
News  |  1/14/2013  | 
Hacktivist group leaves defaced Web page calling for reform of computer crime and intellectual property laws.
Airing Out Security's Dirty Laundry
News  |  1/9/2013  | 
Former South Carolina security guru's testimony shows how lack of security culture can open an organization to threats
Healthcare Settlement Highlights Risk Analysis, Encryption Importance
News  |  1/7/2013  | 
HIPAA breach settlement proves size doesn’t matter when failing to safeguard sensitive patient information.
Patient Privacy Advocate Calls For Better Cloud Security
News  |  1/4/2013  | 
Letter to Office of Civil Rights calls for stronger data security protections, business associate agreements with cloud computing services.


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Dana Simberkoff, Chief Risk, Privacy, and Information Security Officer, AvePoint, Inc.,  8/20/2018
Ohio Man Sentenced To 15 Months For BEC Scam
Dark Reading Staff 8/20/2018
Intel Reveals New Spectre-Like Vulnerability
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/15/2018
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CVE-2018-15667
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in Bloop Airmail 3 3.5.9 for macOS. It registers and uses the airmail:// URL scheme. The "send" command in the URL scheme allows an external application to send arbitrary emails from an active account without authentication. The handler has no restriction on who can...
CVE-2018-15668
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in Bloop Airmail 3 3.5.9 for macOS. The "send" command in the airmail:// URL scheme allows an external application to send arbitrary emails from an active account. URL parameters for the "send" command with the "attachment_" prefix designate atta...
CVE-2018-15669
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in Bloop Airmail 3 3.5.9 for macOS. Its primary WebView instance implements "webView:decidePolicyForNavigationAction:request:frame:decisionListener:" such that requests from HTMLIFrameElements are blacklisted. However, other sub-classes of HTMLFrameOwnerElements are...
CVE-2018-15670
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in Bloop Airmail 3 3.5.9 for macOS. Its primary WebView instance implements "webView:decidePolicyForNavigationAction:request:frame:decisionListener:" such that OpenURL is the default URL handler. A navigation request is processed by the default URL handler only if t...
CVE-2018-15671
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.10.2 library. Excessive stack consumption has been detected in the function H5P__get_cb() in H5Pint.c during an attempted parse of a crafted HDF file. This results in denial of service.