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Content tagged with Database Security posted in July 2011
P2P Networks Expose Healthcare Data To Identity Theft
News  |  7/13/2011  | 
File-sharing software can open healthcare organization networks to criminal activity.
Federated Data And Security
Commentary  |  7/12/2011  | 
'Data virtualization' is a misnomer -- it's 'federated data.' Here's why it's important
UCLA Health System Pays $865,000 Over Privacy Charges
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
Employees allegedly looked at personal health records of celebrities such as Tom Cruise and Farrah Fawcett.
WellPoint Fined $100,000 For Data Breach
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
Insurer admits being late to notify Indiana officials that records of 32,000 applicants were vulnerable for months.
Symantec, Allscripts Offer Security Risk Assessment Tool
News  |  7/6/2011  | 
The Web app automates the review of administrative, technical, and physical safeguards as defined by HIPAA and HITECH.


Facebook Aims to Make Security More Social
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  2/20/2018
SEC: Companies Must Disclose More Info on Cybersecurity Attacks & Risks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  2/22/2018
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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.