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Content tagged with Authentication posted in November 2017
Why Security Depends on Usability -- and How to Achieve Both
Commentary  |  11/29/2017  | 
Any initiative that reduces usability will have consequences that make security less effective.
Uber Paid Hackers $100K to Conceal 2016 Data Breach
News  |  11/22/2017  | 
The ride-sharing company has confirmed an October 2016 data breach that compromised 57 million accounts.
Who Am I? Best Practices for Next-Gen Authentication
Commentary  |  11/15/2017  | 
By their very nature, antiquated, static identifiers like Social Security numbers and dates of birth are worse than passwords.
Inhospitable: Hospitality & Dinings Worst Breaches in 2017
Slideshows  |  11/8/2017  | 
Hotels and restaurants are in the criminal crosshairs this year.
How Law Firms Can Make Information Security a Higher Priority
Commentary  |  11/8/2017  | 
Lawyers always have been responsible for protecting their clients' information, but that was a lot easier to do when everything was on paper. Here are four best practices to follow.
Hiring Outside the Box in Cybersecurity
Commentary  |  11/7/2017  | 
Candidates without years of experience can still be great hires, as long as they are ready, willing, and able.
How I Infiltrated a Fortune 500 Company with Social Engineering
Commentary  |  11/7/2017  | 
Getting into the company proved surprisingly easy during a contest. Find out how to make your company better prepared for real-world attacks.
10 Mistakes End Users Make That Drive Security Managers Crazy
Slideshows  |  11/2/2017  | 
Here's a list of common, inadvertent missteps end users make that can expose company data.


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Emerging Long-Range WAN Networks Vulnerable to Hacking, Compromise
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  1/28/2020
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CVE-2020-3719
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
Magento versions 2.3.3 and earlier, 2.2.10 and earlier, 1.14.4.3 and earlier, and 1.9.4.3 and earlier have an sql injection vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to sensitive information disclosure.
CVE-2020-3758
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
Magento versions 2.3.3 and earlier, 2.2.10 and earlier, 1.14.4.3 and earlier, and 1.9.4.3 and earlier have a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to sensitive information disclosure.
CVE-2020-8432
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
In Das U-Boot through 2020.01, a double free has been found in the cmd/gpt.c do_rename_gpt_parts() function. Double freeing may result in a write-what-where condition, allowing an attacker to execute arbitrary code. NOTE: this vulnerablity was introduced when attempting to fix a memory leak identifi...
CVE-2020-3710
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
Adobe Illustrator CC versions 24.0 and earlier have a memory corruption vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.
CVE-2020-3711
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-29
Adobe Illustrator CC versions 24.0 and earlier have a memory corruption vulnerability. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.