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Content tagged with Database Security posted in June 2012
FTC Takes On Wyndham For Security Lapses
News  |  6/27/2012  | 
Lawsuit alleges deceptive practice in privacy policy following three breaches in two years
Healthcare Patient Data Laws Outdated: Consumers Union
News  |  6/27/2012  | 
Laws covering privacy and security of health data haven't kept pace with changes in health IT, report from Consumers Union and Center for Democracy and Technology says.
6 Biggest Breaches Of 2012 So Far
News  |  6/20/2012  | 
Take stock and learn from the mistakes of others
Johns Hopkins Embraces Single-Sign On Technology
News  |  6/15/2012  | 
Simple badge taps let medical personnel quickly and securely log on to any of the institution's hundreds of publicly accessed hospital workstations.
Expect A Surge In Breaches Following MySQL Vulnerability
News  |  6/13/2012  | 
Vulnerability is so easily attacked and so prevalent that we're bound for a bump in database exposures
6.5 Million LinkedIn Users Possibly Exposed
News  |  6/6/2012  | 
Report now at least partially confirmed by the social network


Data Privacy Careers Are Helping to Close the IT Gender Gap
Dana Simberkoff, Chief Risk, Privacy, and Information Security Officer, AvePoint, Inc.,  8/20/2018
Ohio Man Sentenced To 15 Months For BEC Scam
Dark Reading Staff 8/20/2018
Intel Reveals New Spectre-Like Vulnerability
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/15/2018
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CVE-2018-15667
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in Bloop Airmail 3 3.5.9 for macOS. It registers and uses the airmail:// URL scheme. The "send" command in the URL scheme allows an external application to send arbitrary emails from an active account without authentication. The handler has no restriction on who can...
CVE-2018-15668
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in Bloop Airmail 3 3.5.9 for macOS. The "send" command in the airmail:// URL scheme allows an external application to send arbitrary emails from an active account. URL parameters for the "send" command with the "attachment_" prefix designate atta...
CVE-2018-15669
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in Bloop Airmail 3 3.5.9 for macOS. Its primary WebView instance implements "webView:decidePolicyForNavigationAction:request:frame:decisionListener:" such that requests from HTMLIFrameElements are blacklisted. However, other sub-classes of HTMLFrameOwnerElements are...
CVE-2018-15670
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in Bloop Airmail 3 3.5.9 for macOS. Its primary WebView instance implements "webView:decidePolicyForNavigationAction:request:frame:decisionListener:" such that OpenURL is the default URL handler. A navigation request is processed by the default URL handler only if t...
CVE-2018-15671
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-21
An issue was discovered in the HDF HDF5 1.10.2 library. Excessive stack consumption has been detected in the function H5P__get_cb() in H5Pint.c during an attempted parse of a crafted HDF file. This results in denial of service.