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Content tagged with Cloud posted in February 2016
Encryption Adoption On The Rise
News  |  2/29/2016  | 
Rise in breaches, increase in cloud adoption are natural drivers for encryption, but hurdles remain for many organizations worldwide.
5 Reasons SAP Security Matters
News  |  2/26/2016  | 
New research shows many organizations may not realize the threat posed by vulnerabilities in SAP applications.
Modern Web Apps: Not The Risk They Used To Be (Theyre Worse!)
Commentary  |  2/26/2016  | 
Even a tiny Web application without a single byte of confidential data can expose your corporate crown jewels to cybercriminals.
Apple Reportedly Further Locking Down The iPhone
Quick Hits  |  2/25/2016  | 
Apple is reportedly working on making it even harder to unlock its iPhone, upping the ante in its dispute with the FBI.
The Week In Justice: 3 Confessions, 2 Convictions & 2 Years For Two Hackers
News  |  2/24/2016  | 
Courts obtain convictions and guilty pleas from those involved with 'largest known' hacking and securities fraud scheme, online hacking forums, celebrity photo theft, and malicious insider destructive attacks.
Web Gateways Need Backstops
News  |  2/19/2016  | 
New report emphasizes the importance of layered defense.
The Secret Life Of Stolen Credentials
News  |  2/18/2016  | 
Bitglass Threat Research Team's Project Cumulus demonstrates what happens when Google Drive credentials are 'stolen.'
Congress Passes Judicial Redress Act, UK Snoopers' Charter Gets Closer Look
Quick Hits  |  2/11/2016  | 
European citizens win right to sue the Americans over privacy violations, while Britain ponders new ways to commit privacy violations.
Bipartisan House Bill Will Seek To Prevent States From Mandating Encryption Backdoors
Quick Hits  |  2/10/2016  | 
ENCRYPT Act aims to stave off efforts being made in California and New York legislatures.
EU, US Agree On New Data Transfer Pact, But Will It Hold?
News  |  2/2/2016  | 
So long Safe Harbor, hello 'Privacy Shield.'


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CVE-2020-10287
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
The IRC5 family with UAS service enabled comes by default with credentials that can be found on publicly available manuals. ABB considers this a well documented functionality that helps customer set up however, out of our research, we found multiple production systems running these exact default cre...
CVE-2020-10288
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
IRC5 exposes an ftp server (port 21). Upon attempting to gain access you are challenged with a request of username and password, however you can input whatever you like. As long as the field isn't empty it will be accepted.
CVE-2020-15780
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
An issue was discovered in drivers/acpi/acpi_configfs.c in the Linux kernel before 5.7.7. Injection of malicious ACPI tables via configfs could be used by attackers to bypass lockdown and secure boot restrictions, aka CID-75b0cea7bf30.
CVE-2019-17639
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
In Eclipse OpenJ9 prior to version 0.21 on Power platforms, calling the System.arraycopy method with a length longer than the length of the source or destination array can, in certain specially crafted code patterns, cause the current method to return prematurely with an undefined return value. This...
CVE-2019-20908
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
An issue was discovered in drivers/firmware/efi/efi.c in the Linux kernel before 5.4. Incorrect access permissions for the efivar_ssdt ACPI variable could be used by attackers to bypass lockdown or secure boot restrictions, aka CID-1957a85b0032.