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Content tagged with Authentication posted in January 2012
Silent Authentication
Commentary  |  1/29/2012  | 
Authenticating users without explicit login
The Value Of Device Authentication
Commentary  |  1/29/2012  | 
'Fingerprinting' evolving to protect device IDs
Is SSL Cert Holder ID Verification A Joke?
News  |  1/24/2012  | 
Some complain that certificate authorities don't do enough to verify identities for 'domain-validated' certificates
Identity Versus Authentication
Commentary  |  1/12/2012  | 
Distinguishing between identity and authentication
Passphrases A Viable Alternative To Passwords?
News  |  1/10/2012  | 
Some experts say they are, but technological and cultural issues bar the path to passphrases


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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/15/2018
Australian Teen Hacked Apple Network
Dark Reading Staff 8/17/2018
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CVE-2018-15473
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
OpenSSH through 7.7 is prone to a user enumeration vulnerability due to not delaying bailout for an invalid authenticating user until after the packet containing the request has been fully parsed, related to auth2-gss.c, auth2-hostbased.c, and auth2-pubkey.c.
CVE-2018-15471
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
An issue was discovered in xenvif_set_hash_mapping in drivers/net/xen-netback/hash.c in the Linux kernel through 4.18.1, as used in Xen through 4.11.x and other products. The Linux netback driver allows frontends to control mapping of requests to request queues. When processing a request to set or c...
CVE-2018-6622
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
An issue was discovered that affects all producers of BIOS firmware who make a certain realistic interpretation of an obscure portion of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 specification. An abnormal case is not handled properly by this firmware while S3 sleep and can...
CVE-2018-14057
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
Pimcore before 5.3.0 allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks by leveraging validation of the X-pimcore-csrf-token anti-CSRF token only in the "Settings > Users / Roles" function.
CVE-2018-14058
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-17
Pimcore before 5.3.0 allows SQL Injection via the REST web service API.