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Content tagged with Cloud posted in August 2015
Ashley Madison CEO Resigns
Quick Hits  |  8/28/2015  | 
Once again, a security breach claims an executive's job, but the business plans to continue operating.
A Virtual Tour of IBMs SOCs, With Roger Hellman
A Virtual Tour of IBMs SOCs, With Roger Hellman
Dark Reading Videos  |  8/27/2015  | 
IBM's Roger Hellman visits the Dark Reading News Desk to talk about how IBM recreated a unique security operations center experience at Black Hat.
Paul Vixie On DNS Security & Botnet Takedowns
Paul Vixie On DNS Security & Botnet Takedowns
Dark Reading Videos  |  8/24/2015  | 
Internet pioneer and CEO of Farsight Security joins the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat.
Beware The Hidden Risk Of Business Partners In The Cloud
Commentary  |  8/20/2015  | 
Enterprises vastly underestimate the cyber risk from digital connections to vendors, suppliers, agencies, consultants -- and any company with which employees do business.
ID Thieves, Blackmailers Have Lots To Gain In Ashley Madison Breach
News  |  8/19/2015  | 
Breach highlights need for greater anonymity controls in identity and payment mechanisms.
IE Bug Exploited In Wild After Microsoft Releases Out-Of-Band Patch
Quick Hits  |  8/19/2015  | 
Remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer versions 7 through 11 being used to drop PlugX RAT.
Hackers Dump Ashley Madison User Database... Where Most People Won't Find It
Quick Hits  |  8/18/2015  | 
Attackers make good on doxing threat, but post database to dark web.
Making The Security Case For A Software-Defined Perimeter
Commentary  |  8/18/2015  | 
With SDP, organizations can create an 'invisible' infrastructure that only authorized users and devices can access. Heres why its time has come.
June Was 'Worst Month Of Malvertising Ever'
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
Flash zero-days made it easier to deliver ransomware and banking Trojans, and commit click fraud.
Man-In-The-Cloud Owns Your DropBox, Google Drive -- Sans Malware
News  |  8/5/2015  | 
Using no malware or stolen passwords, new attack can compromise your cloud synch services and make your good files malicious.


Data Leak Week: Billions of Sensitive Files Exposed Online
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/10/2019
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CVE-2019-12420
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
In Apache SpamAssassin before 3.4.3, a message can be crafted in a way to use excessive resources. Upgrading to SA 3.4.3 as soon as possible is the recommended fix but details will not be shared publicly.
CVE-2019-16774
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
In phpfastcache before 5.1.3, there is a possible object injection vulnerability in cookie driver.
CVE-2018-11805
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
In Apache SpamAssassin before 3.4.3, nefarious CF files can be configured to run system commands without any output or errors. With this, exploits can be injected in a number of scenarios. In addition to upgrading to SA 3.4.3, we recommend that users should only use update channels or 3rd party .cf ...
CVE-2019-5061
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
An exploitable denial-of-service vulnerability exists in the hostapd 2.6, where an attacker could trigger AP to send IAPP location updates for stations, before the required authentication process has completed. This could lead to different denial of service scenarios, either by causing CAM table att...
CVE-2019-5062
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
An exploitable denial-of-service vulnerability exists in the 802.11w security state handling for hostapd 2.6 connected clients with valid 802.11w sessions. By simulating an incomplete new association, an attacker can trigger a deauthentication against stations using 802.11w, resulting in a denial of...