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Content tagged with Cloud posted in August 2011
New Free Tools Simplify Analysis Of Android Malware
News  |  8/31/2011  | 
What did you do over your summer break? Two graduate students wrote tools that address heightened concern over eventual attacks against the Android platform
Insulin Pump Hack Controversy Grows
News  |  8/26/2011  | 
Security researcher--and pump user--who found the flaw takes medical device manufacturer Medtronic to task for its response to the security vulnerability.
Salesforce To Acquire Crypto Provider
News  |  8/26/2011  | 
SaaS provider's purchase of Navajo Systems could help allay some cloud security skeptics' concerns, experts say.
HIE Accreditation Service Offered To Software Vendors
News  |  8/25/2011  | 
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission announces a privacy and security testing program to accompany existing health information exchange accreditation.
Fingerprint Readers Boost Healthcare Security
News  |  8/25/2011  | 
Biometrics technology locks up Children's Clinics patient data while cutting down on password-reset requests.
Hacked Medical Device Sparks Congressional Inquiry
News  |  8/23/2011  | 
Legislators demand answers after a security researcher remotely controlled his own insulin pump using a $20 radio frequency transmitter at Black Hat.
EHR Data In Cloud Needs Strong Security Trail
News  |  8/22/2011  | 
Presenters at a recent Legal EHR Summit warn healthcare providers to press their vendors for clear answers on security.
Encrypt Early, Encrypt Often
News  |  8/11/2011  | 
You can't rely on cloud providers for data security.
Cloud Security Certification Not So Simple
Commentary  |  8/9/2011  | 
Current pass rate of CSA's CCSK test is only 53 percent
Cloud Identity Problems Solved By Federating Directories
News  |  8/4/2011  | 
Amazon, Radiant Logic join competition to supply virtual directories that make enterprise identities available in the cloud.
Tennessee BlueCross BlueShield Encrypts All Its Data
News  |  8/1/2011  | 
The insurer claims to be first anywhere to encrypt all "at-rest" data across the enterprise, a project that was put on the fast track after an embarrassing data breach.
LulzSec Intrigue; Hurd Talks Oracle's Real Battle
Commentary  |  8/1/2011  | 
A youthful hacker on a remote island surfaces. Plus Mark Hurd goes one-on-one about what Oracle really wants.


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CRLF injection vulnerability in Zend\Mail (Zend_Mail) in Zend Framework before 1.12.12, 2.x before 2.3.8, and 2.4.x before 2.4.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and conduct HTTP response splitting attacks via CRLF sequences in the header of an email.
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The to_char function in PostgreSQL before 9.0.19, 9.1.x before 9.1.15, 9.2.x before 9.2.10, 9.3.x before 9.3.6, and 9.4.x before 9.4.1 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a (1) large number of digits when processing a numeric ...