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Content tagged with Cloud posted in July 2011
Future Clouds: Centralized Or Decentralized?
Commentary  |  7/25/2011  | 
The trend might be moving toward putting more eggs in fewer, more secure baskets
How to Choose A Cloud Storage Provider: Security
Commentary  |  7/21/2011  | 
In the first of a three-part series, we outline security considerations in selecting a place to store your data in the cloud.
Ctera Links Cloud Storage With Data Protection
News  |  7/20/2011  | 
Appliance gives SMBs a cost-effective way to store data locally for speed, then replicate it in the cloud for disaster recovery.
DARPA Seeks To Learn From Social For Warfare
News  |  7/19/2011  | 
Agency aims to explore how the use of social media--particularly on mobile devices--can be used to help wage military campaigns.
P2P Networks Expose Healthcare Data To Identity Theft
News  |  7/13/2011  | 
File-sharing software can open healthcare organization networks to criminal activity.
Have You Heard Of The Patriot Act?
News  |  7/12/2011  | 
Let's get this straight: Every cloud provider is obliged to follow the law and respond to court orders -- even Microsoft
UCLA Health System Pays $865,000 Over Privacy Charges
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
Employees allegedly looked at personal health records of celebrities such as Tom Cruise and Farrah Fawcett.
WellPoint Fined $100,000 For Data Breach
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
Insurer admits being late to notify Indiana officials that records of 32,000 applicants were vulnerable for months.
Symantec, Allscripts Offer Security Risk Assessment Tool
News  |  7/6/2011  | 
The Web app automates the review of administrative, technical, and physical safeguards as defined by HIPAA and HITECH.
Consumers In The Cloud: Businesses Beware
News  |  7/6/2011  | 
Companies should take a hard look at what cloud services their employees are using following last week's authentication bug at Dropbox.


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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.