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Content tagged with Cloud posted in September 2015
DHS Funds Project For Open Source 'Invisible Clouds'
News  |  9/30/2015  | 
Cloud Security Alliance and Waverley Labs to build software-defined perimeter (SDP) to protect cloud and critical infrastructure from DDoS attacks.
Visibility: The Key To Security In The Cloud
Commentary  |  9/18/2015  | 
You cant secure what you cant see. These five best practices will shed some light on how to protect your data from the ground up.
Darknet Is Full Of Criminals & Governments Giving TOR A Bad Name
News  |  9/16/2015  | 
Human traffickers, crowd-sourcing murderers, child pornographers, and governments in the market for juicy zero-days are flooding the Dark Web -- making it hard for the good guys to defend it.
Fixing IoT Security: Dark Reading Radio Wednesday at 1 P.M. ET
Commentary  |  9/15/2015  | 
Join us for a conversation about what is being done and what needs to be done to secure the Internet of Things.
Malvertising Campaign Rages Undetected For 3 Weeks
News  |  9/14/2015  | 
Instead of injecting nasty code into ads, attackers pose as legitimate advertisers and manipulate ad networks' chain of trust.
What You Should, But Don't, Do About Untrusted Certs, CAs
News  |  9/9/2015  | 
Security departments could take measures to protect organizations from untrusted certificate authorities and counterfeit SSL certs, but most don't bother.
Ashley Madison Guilty Of Hard-Coded Creds, Weak Bot Detection
News  |  9/8/2015  | 
Researchers find Amazon Web Services credentials in the source code and honeypot email addresses in the leaked user database.
Jeremiah Grossman's Tips For Black Hat Hopefuls & More
Jeremiah Grossman's Tips For Black Hat Hopefuls & More
Dark Reading Videos  |  9/4/2015  | 
Founder of WhiteHat Security visits the Dark Reading News Desk to dish on the Black Hat Briefings selection process, the state of Web security, the Wassenaar Arrangement, and Flash.
China's Great Cannon: The Great Firewall's More Aggressive Partner
China's Great Cannon: The Great Firewall's More Aggressive Partner
Dark Reading Videos  |  9/3/2015  | 
Crowdstrike researchers visit Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat to describe how China went on the offensive and extended its Internet censorship efforts beyond Chinese borders.


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CVE-2020-24847
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
A Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability is identified in FruityWifi through 2.4. Due to a lack of CSRF protection in page_config_adv.php, an unauthenticated attacker can lure the victim to visit his website by social engineering or another attack vector. Due to this issue, an unauthenticat...
CVE-2020-24848
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
FruityWifi through 2.4 has an unsafe Sudo configuration [(ALL : ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL]. This allows an attacker to perform a system-level (root) local privilege escalation, allowing an attacker to gain complete persistent access to the local system.
CVE-2020-5990
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in the ShadowPlay component which may lead to local privilege escalation, code execution, denial of service or information disclosure.
CVE-2020-25483
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
An arbitrary command execution vulnerability exists in the fopen() function of file writes of UCMS v1.4.8, where an attacker can gain access to the server.
CVE-2020-5977
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper NodeJS Web Server in which an uncontrolled search path is used to load a node module, which may lead to code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure.