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Content tagged with Cloud posted in April 2017
10 Questions To Get Practical Answers At Interop ITX
Commentary  |  4/14/2017  | 
May 15-19 in Las Vegas: How to get solutions and advice from top speakers for the things that you really want to know.
The Long Slog To Getting Encryption Right
News  |  4/14/2017  | 
Encryption practices have improved dramatically over the last 10 years, but most organizations still don't have enterprise-wide crypto strategies.
How Innovative Companies Lock Down Data
Commentary  |  4/12/2017  | 
A mix of back-to-basics security and a set of new, data-centric best practices is key to defending against a future of growing and sophisticated cyberattacks.
Forget the Tax Man: Time for a DNS Security Audit
Slideshows  |  4/11/2017  | 
Here's a 5-step DNS security review process that's not too scary and will help ensure your site availability and improve user experience.
UK Loan Firm Wonga Suffers Financial Data Breach
Quick Hits  |  4/11/2017  | 
Customers in the UK and Poland may have had their bank account details compromised.
The New Shadow IT: Custom Data Center Applications
Commentary  |  4/7/2017  | 
If you think youve finally gotten control of unsanctioned user apps, think again. The next wave of rogue apps is on its way from your data center to the cloud.
As Cloud Use Expands, So Do Security Blind Spots, Studies Show
News  |  4/4/2017  | 
Three-quarters of IaaS and SaaS apps arent monitored.
Cybercriminals Seized Control of Brazilian Bank for 5 Hours
News  |  4/4/2017  | 
Sophisticated heist compromised major bank's entire DNS infrastructure.


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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/21/2020
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Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/22/2020
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CVE-2019-17103
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-27
An Incorrect Default Permissions vulnerability in the BDLDaemon component of Bitdefender AV for Mac allows an attacker to elevate permissions to read protected directories. This issue affects: Bitdefender AV for Mac versions prior to 8.0.0.
CVE-2020-8009
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-27
AVB MOTU devices through 2020-01-22 allow /.. Directory Traversal, as demonstrated by reading the /etc/passwd file.
CVE-2019-17100
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-27
An Untrusted Search Path vulnerability in bdserviceshost.exe as used in Bitdefender Total Security 2020 allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code. This issue does not affect: Bitdefender Total Security versions prior to 24.0.12.69.
CVE-2019-17102
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-27
An exploitable command execution vulnerability exists in the recovery partition of Bitdefender BOX 2, version 2.0.1.91. The API method `/api/update_setup` does not perform firmware signature checks atomically, leading to an exploitable race condition (TOCTTOU) that allows arbitrary execution of syst...
CVE-2017-16112
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-27
** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs:CVE-2017-15010. Reason: This candidate is a reservation duplicate of CVE-2017-15010. Notes: All CVE users should reference CVE-2017-15010 instead of this candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have been removed to preven...