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Content tagged with Cloud posted in January 2012
Cloud Means More Secure Remote Access
News  |  1/30/2012  | 
Connecting hosts running remote-access services directly to the Internet is so last decade. Instead, companies look to move to cloud-enabled services or virtual desktop infrastructure.
Google, Microsoft Say DMARC Spec Stops Phishing
News  |  1/27/2012  | 
New email authentication framework called DMARC, backed by major email and security tool providers, aims to make spoofed domains in messages a thing of the past.
AT&T Tightens Up Tablet Security
News  |  1/27/2012  | 
AT&T has introduced new security tools that help healthcare providers better protect tablet-based patient data.
U.S. Intel Chief: Insider Leaks A Top Priority
News  |  1/26/2012  | 
Strategies to prevent another Wikileaks will take years to perfect, but the cloud could save time and money, says director of national intelligence James Clapper.
Feds Issue Comprehensive Cloud Security Guidance
News  |  1/25/2012  | 
National Institute of Standards and Technology urges government and private sector users not to leave cloud security to providers or service arrangements.
7 Tools To Tighten Healthcare Data Security
Slideshows  |  1/24/2012  | 
Most of the largest healthcare data security and privacy breaches have involved lost or stolen mobile computing devices. Consider these tools and tips for protecting patient data and managing breaches.
McAfee SaaS Antivirus Spews Spam
News  |  1/19/2012  | 
Spammers are actively exploiting a hole in the antivirus software to create spam relays; McAfee says patch is forthcoming.
Patient Data Theft Sends IT Specialist To Jail
News  |  1/17/2012  | 
Atlanta man gets 13 months for hacking into former employer's computer database and stealing patient data for a competing medical practice.
Hack Attacks Now Leading Cause Of Data Breaches
News  |  1/12/2012  | 
Exclusive: Identity Theft Resource Center identifies hacking, followed by data lost in transit and insider attacks, as the leading data breach culprits in 2011.
Health IT Managers Slow To Implement Cloud
News  |  1/11/2012  | 
Security concerns keep health IT pros from jumping on cloud computing faster, a KLAS study suggests.
More Patient Data Risks, Lawsuits Predicted In 2012
News  |  1/9/2012  | 
The new year promises to bring greater patient data risks as healthcare organizations increase their use of mobile technology and social media sites.


Data Leak Week: Billions of Sensitive Files Exposed Online
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/10/2019
Intel Issues Fix for 'Plundervolt' SGX Flaw
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/11/2019
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CVE-2019-5252
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-14
There is an improper authentication vulnerability in Huawei smartphones (Y9, Honor 8X, Honor 9 Lite, Honor 9i, Y6 Pro). The applock does not perform a sufficient authentication in a rare condition. Successful exploit could allow the attacker to use the application locked by applock in an instant.
CVE-2019-5235
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-14
Some Huawei smart phones have a null pointer dereference vulnerability. An attacker crafts specific packets and sends to the affected product to exploit this vulnerability. Successful exploitation may cause the affected phone to be abnormal.
CVE-2019-5264
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
There is an information disclosure vulnerability in certain Huawei smartphones (Mate 10;Mate 10 Pro;Honor V10;Changxiang 7S;P-smart;Changxiang 8 Plus;Y9 2018;Honor 9 Lite;Honor 9i;Mate 9). The software does not properly handle certain information of applications locked by applock in a rare condition...
CVE-2019-5277
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
Huawei CloudUSM-EUA V600R006C10;V600R019C00 have an information leak vulnerability. Due to improper configuration, the attacker may cause information leak by successful exploitation.
CVE-2019-5254
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
Certain Huawei products (AP2000;IPS Module;NGFW Module;NIP6300;NIP6600;NIP6800;S5700;SVN5600;SVN5800;SVN5800-C;SeMG9811;Secospace AntiDDoS8000;Secospace USG6300;Secospace USG6500;Secospace USG6600;USG6000V;eSpace U1981) have an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. An attacker who logs in to the board m...