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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


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CVE-2019-8933
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-19
In DedeCMS 5.7SP2, attackers can upload a .php file to the uploads/ directory (without being blocked by the Web Application Firewall), and then execute this file, via this sequence of steps: visiting the management page, clicking on the template, clicking on Default Template Management, clicking on ...
CVE-2019-7629
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
Stack-based buffer overflow in the strip_vt102_codes function in TinTin++ 2.01.6 and WinTin++ 2.01.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending a long message to the client.
CVE-2019-8919
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
The seadroid (aka Seafile Android Client) application through 2.2.13 for Android always uses the same Initialization Vector (IV) with Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) Mode to encrypt private data, making it easier to conduct chosen-plaintext attacks or dictionary attacks.
CVE-2019-8917
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
SolarWinds Orion NPM before 12.4 suffers from a SYSTEM remote code execution vulnerability in the OrionModuleEngine service. This service establishes a NetTcpBinding endpoint that allows remote, unauthenticated clients to connect and call publicly exposed methods. The InvokeActionMethod method may b...
CVE-2019-8908
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-18
An issue was discovered in WTCMS 1.0. It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code by going to the "Setting -> Mailbox configuration -> Registration email template" screen, and uploading an image file, as demonstrated by a .php filename and the "Content-Type: image/g...