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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-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.