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Content tagged with Database Security posted in October 2012
Nightmare On Database Street: 5 Database Security Horror Stories
News  |  10/25/2012  | 
Chilling stories from penetration testers, database pros, and security consultants in the field
Cyber Crooks Target Healthcare For Financial Data
News  |  10/24/2012  | 
Identity thieves looking for a quick buck often don't even know they are attacking healthcare organizations, Verizon investigation finds.
When Data Errors Don't Matter
Commentary  |  10/24/2012  | 
Does bad data break 'big data' analysis?
Office 365 Boasts HIPAA-Compliant Messaging System
News  |  10/22/2012  | 
Several universities adopt Microsoft's cloud-based, HIPAA-compliant system in an effort to keep personal health data safer.
Malware Threatens Medical Device Security
News  |  10/19/2012  | 
Hospitals must contend with older operating systems that lack the latest security patches, and cope with the convergence of medical devices, EHRs, and mobile apps.
Health Data Breach Response: Culture Change Needed
News  |  10/18/2012  | 
Seattle Children's Hospital CISO builds incident response team and culture of continuous improvement concerning data breaches.
Could Hackers Change Our Election Results?
News  |  10/18/2012  | 
Many of the same vulnerabilities exist in electronic voting systems as the last time we elected a president, and new ones abound that could put voter databases at risk and undermine civic confidence
Dodging 5 Dangerous Database Default Settings
News  |  10/11/2012  | 
Out-of-the-box settings and weak configuration of databases make it easier for thieves to break into data stores and harder for IT to quickly detect breaches
What's The Threat?
Commentary  |  10/4/2012  | 
SQL injection -- not malware -- is the main threat to databases
Health IT Offers Safe Haven In A Storm
News  |  10/3/2012  | 
Government report offers an action plan to protect access to medical records in case of a hurricane, tornado, or other disaster.


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CVE-2017-0290
Published: 2017-05-09
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 ...

CVE-2016-10369
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).

CVE-2016-8202
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...

CVE-2016-8209
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.

CVE-2017-0890
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.