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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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NeoPost Mail Accounting Software Pro 5.0.6 allows php/Commun/FUS_SCM_BlockStart.php?code= XSS.
CVE-2020-27975
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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.
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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.
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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.