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Content tagged with Cloud posted in January 2011
Justice Department Wants ISPs To Store More Data
News  |  1/26/2011  | 
Government investigators are finding that ISPs don't record enough about what their customers are doing.
Google Acknowledges Web Spam Complaints
News  |  1/21/2011  | 
Low-quality content has some Internet users worried about the relevance of Google search results.
How Careful Do You Need To Be With Cloud Storage? - Security
Commentary  |  1/21/2011  | 
Developing a cloud storage strategy is moving to the top of many IT managers project lists. How to use cloud storage and what applications or processes could benefit the most from the use of cloud storage are key questions to answer. One mantra that keeps coming up is "you have to be careful" with cloud storage rollouts. Really? What makes cloud storage so risky that it requires this extra caution?
Google Docs Preparing For Life As A Platform
News  |  1/19/2011  | 
Renovated last April, Google Docs appears to be getting fixed up again, this time in preparation for third-party applications.
Verizon To Continue Rapid Cloud Ramp
News  |  1/18/2011  | 
The firm will rapidly expand its cloud offerings, with platform-based services, customer relationship management, and enterprise resourcThe telecom provider will expand its cloud computing offerings with platform-based services, and upcoming CRM and ERP apps.e planning launching in 2011.
Defying Skeptics, Wikipedia Thrives
News  |  1/14/2011  | 
Rather than being overwhelmed by vandalism, Wikipedia has managed to remain one of the more vital, if not always 100% accurate, sources of information online.
Google Acquires eBook Technologies
News  |  1/13/2011  | 
The deal strengthens Google's digital content distribution capabilities and diminishes its vulnerability to potential patent lawsuits.
Microsoft's January Patch Missing Fixes For Five Flaws
News  |  1/11/2011  | 
The company's patch process seems slow to respond to known vulnerabilities.
Twitter Reveals Feds Seek User Data
News  |  1/10/2011  | 
The Department of Justice wants the account information of users who follow, or have ties to, Wikileaks, including a member of Iceland's parliament.


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CVE-2020-24847
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
A Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability is identified in FruityWifi through 2.4. Due to a lack of CSRF protection in page_config_adv.php, an unauthenticated attacker can lure the victim to visit his website by social engineering or another attack vector. Due to this issue, an unauthenticat...
CVE-2020-24848
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
FruityWifi through 2.4 has an unsafe Sudo configuration [(ALL : ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL]. This allows an attacker to perform a system-level (root) local privilege escalation, allowing an attacker to gain complete persistent access to the local system.
CVE-2020-5990
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in the ShadowPlay component which may lead to local privilege escalation, code execution, denial of service or information disclosure.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
An arbitrary command execution vulnerability exists in the fopen() function of file writes of UCMS v1.4.8, where an attacker can gain access to the server.
CVE-2020-5977
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper NodeJS Web Server in which an uncontrolled search path is used to load a node module, which may lead to code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure.