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Content tagged with Cloud posted in May 2010
VA Security Compromised By Medical Devices
News  |  5/25/2010  | 
Malware has infected more than 122 medical devices in the last 14 months, a Veterans Affairs official told Congress.
Selecting A Cloud Storage Provider
Commentary  |  5/24/2010  | 
In my last entry I discussed some of the circumstances that might lead a business to decide to use one cloud storage application over another. The other end of that equation is the actual provider. All cloud storage providers are not created equal and some research should be done before selecting the vendor that could potentially be storing your organization's digital assets for years to come.
Healthcare Data Risk Greatest From Human Error
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
Despite advances in security technology and regulations, human mistakes will likely continue to cause data security breaches that jeopardize patient privacy.
Facebook, Zynga Ink Five Year Deal
News  |  5/19/2010  | 
The agreement extends the Facebook Credits payment system to Zynga games like Mafia Wars and Farmville.
Canadian Admits Selling Fake Cancer Drugs Online
News  |  5/12/2010  | 
The scammer faces up to 20 years in prison for wire fraud.
Federal Security Chiefs Take On Enhanced Strategic Role
News  |  5/6/2010  | 
A new survey of chief information security officers in government shows the job is becoming more policy oriented, with funding and shared services among their priorities.
Cloud's Role In Backup, Part III
Commentary  |  5/6/2010  | 
In this final entry on cloud based backup we will examine how enterprise backup systems can leverage the cloud. This involves the developer of the backup application to add cloud support directly to their application and providing an option to replicate or move backup jobs to an internet based storage repository. Essentially cloud storage becomes another target option to the application, similar to the
Department of Treasury Web Site Hacked
News  |  5/5/2010  | 
Hackers redirected visitors to a malicious site until the agency took the infected site down.


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CVE-2021-31547
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the AbuseFilter extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. Its AbuseFilterCheckMatch API reveals suppressed edits and usernames to unprivileged users through the iteration of crafted AbuseFilter rules.
CVE-2021-31548
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the AbuseFilter extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. A MediaWiki user who is partially blocked or was unsuccessfully blocked could bypass AbuseFilter and have their edits completed.
CVE-2021-31549
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the AbuseFilter extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. The Special:AbuseFilter/examine form allowed for the disclosure of suppressed MediaWiki usernames to unprivileged users.
CVE-2021-31550
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the CommentBox extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. Via crafted configuration variables, a malicious actor could introduce XSS payloads into various layers.
CVE-2021-31551
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
An issue was discovered in the PageForms extension for MediaWiki through 1.35.2. Crafted payloads for Token-related query parameters allowed for XSS on certain PageForms-managed MediaWiki pages.