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Content tagged with Database Security posted in March 2012
Cybercrime's Love Affair With Havij Spells SQL Injection Trouble
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Automated SQL injection attack tool makes database extraction as easy as a button click for cybercriminals
$1.5M Fine Marks A New Era In HITECH Enforcement
News  |  3/21/2012  | 
Data breach at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, and subsequent penalty, stands as example of financial fallout from poor healthcare IT security practices
Nobody Cares About HIPAA
News  |  3/16/2012  | 
Compliance is seen mainly as a costly inconvenience in many organizations.
Slide Show: The (Not-So) Elite Eight In Higher Ed Breach Madness
Slideshows  |  3/14/2012  | 
Basketball has March Madness, but higher ed IT should be competing to stay out of the brackets for last year's worst breaches
Data Theft Costs Tennessee Blue Cross Big Bucks
News  |  3/14/2012  | 
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee agrees to pay $1.5 million to settle case involving theft of 57 unencrypted hard drives that contained protected health information.
Healthcare Security Pros Must Speak More Like CFOs
News  |  3/8/2012  | 
Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information report helps health IT pros make the business case for patient data protection.
Healthcare Security Pros Need To Speak The Language Of Finance
News  |  3/7/2012  | 
Experts say PHI protectors can't pay for data protection because they don't know how to make the business case for it
Biometrics Shore Up Patient Data Security
News  |  3/7/2012  | 
Saratoga Hospital uses biometric technology to better manage and track health providers’ access to patient data.
5 Steps To Assess Health Data Breach Risks
News  |  3/5/2012  | 
New report delves into the threats healthcare providers face for potential patient data breaches, and provides steps and tools to help assess those risks.


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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 ...

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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.