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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Healthcare Patient Data Laws Outdated: Consumers Union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


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Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  2/12/2018
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Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,  2/14/2018
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Satish Shetty, CEO, Codeproof Technologies,  2/13/2018
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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.