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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-2020-27974
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
NeoPost Mail Accounting Software Pro 5.0.6 allows php/Commun/FUS_SCM_BlockStart.php?code= XSS.
CVE-2020-27975
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows admin/define_language.php CSRF.
CVE-2020-27976
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
osCommerce Phoenix CE before 1.0.5.4 allows OS command injection remotely. Within admin/mail.php, a from POST parameter can be passed to the application. This affects the PHP mail function, and the sendmail -f option.
CVE-2020-27978
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
Shibboleth Identify Provider 3.x before 3.4.6 has a denial of service flaw. A remote unauthenticated attacker can cause a login flow to trigger Java heap exhaustion due to the creation of objects in the Java Servlet container session.
CVE-2020-22552
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-28
The Snap7 server component in version 1.4.1, when an attacker sends a crafted packet with COTP protocol the last-data-unit flag set to No and S7 writes a var function, the Snap7 server will be crashed.