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Content tagged with Database Security posted in December 2012
Don't Throw Away Your DAM Money
News  |  12/27/2012  | 
Make the most out of database activity monitoring through better tuning
Making Database Security Your No. 1 2013 Resolution
News  |  12/20/2012  | 
How database-centric practices would change your security strategy and risk profile in the coming year
Encryption Shortfalls Plague Healthcare Industry
News  |  12/18/2012  | 
Health Information Management and Systems Society report focuses on securing personal patient data, which providers must address in Meaningful Use Stage 2.
The Biggest Hacker Busts Of 2012
News  |  12/13/2012  | 
No love for Lulz as cops crack down on cybercrooks
Don't Get 'Ha-Duped' By Big Data Security Products
Commentary  |  12/12/2012  | 
Some Big Data security recommendations
Hackers Hold Australian Medical Records Ransom
News  |  12/11/2012  | 
With no offline backups available, Australian medical center must choose: pay $4,200 ransom or attempt to do business without patient records.
What Is Big Data?
Commentary  |  12/7/2012  | 
Big data is not about buying more big iron
Patient Data Breaches: Future Looks Grim
News  |  12/6/2012  | 
Inadequate security funding, tools and expertise could cost healthcare industry billions of dollars annually, finds Ponemon/ID Expert's third annual study.
Royal Security Fail: 'May I Speak To Kate?'
Commentary  |  12/6/2012  | 
The oldest -- and most effective -- social engineering trick in the book remains getting on the phone and impersonating an insider. Ask Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.
5 Steps For Good Database Hygiene
News  |  12/5/2012  | 
Reduce risk to data through these database and Web app good 'grooming' habits


WSJ Report: Facebook Breach the Work of Spammers, Not Nation-State Actors
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  10/19/2018
6 Reasons Why Employees Violate Security Policies
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,  10/16/2018
NC Water Utility Fights Post-Hurricane Ransomware
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  10/16/2018
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CVE-2018-10839
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-16
Qemu emulator <= 3.0.0 built with the NE2000 NIC emulation support is vulnerable to an integer overflow, which could lead to buffer overflow issue. It could occur when receiving packets over the network. A user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu process resulting in DoS.
CVE-2018-13399
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-16
The Microsoft Windows Installer for Atlassian Fisheye and Crucible before version 4.6.1 allows local attackers to escalate privileges because of weak permissions on the installation directory.
CVE-2018-18381
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-16
Z-BlogPHP 1.5.2.1935 (Zero) has a stored XSS Vulnerability in zb_system/function/c_system_admin.php via the Content-Type header during the uploading of image attachments.
CVE-2018-18382
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-16
Advanced HRM 1.6 allows Remote Code Execution via PHP code in a .php file to the user/update-user-avatar URI, which can be accessed through an "Update Profile" "Change Picture" (aka user/edit-profile) action.
CVE-2018-18374
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-16
XSS exists in the MetInfo 6.1.2 admin/index.php page via the anyid parameter.