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Content tagged with Authentication posted in February 2016
Security Lessons From My Doctor
Commentary  |  2/25/2016  | 
Why its hard to change risky habits like weak passwords and heavy smoking, even when advice is clear.
Anatomy Of An Account Takeover Attack
Commentary  |  2/23/2016  | 
How organized crime rings are amassing bot armies for password-cracking attacks on personal accounts in retail, financial, gaming, and other consumer-facing services.
FAQ: Heres What You Need To Know About The Apple, FBI Dispute
News  |  2/23/2016  | 
The case marks a watershed moment in the debate over national security interests and privacy rights.
Today's New Payment Card Security In A Nutshell
Commentary  |  2/17/2016  | 
Businesses taking their time rolling out EMV card-compatible terminals are putting their data security and financial well-being at risk.
Name That Toon: Dark Reading Caption Contest
Commentary  |  2/13/2016  | 
Take part in our brand new cartoon caption contest. Join the fun and maybe you'll win a prize.
5 Reveals About Today's Attack M.O.s From Skype Spying Malware
News  |  2/11/2016  | 
T9000 backdoor is built with many of today's cybercriminal tricks up its sleeves.
Over 100,000 E-File PINs Fraudulently Accessed In Automated Attack On IRS App
News  |  2/10/2016  | 
Personal data stolen from other sources was used in attack agency says
Heres How To Protect Against A Ransomware Attack
News  |  2/4/2016  | 
Recovering data encrypted by a ransomware attack is next to impossible, so prevention offers the better approach.


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CVE-2019-17637
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
In all versions of Eclipse Web Tools Platform through release 3.18 (2020-06), XML and DTD files referring to external entities could be exploited to send the contents of local files to a remote server when edited or validated, even when external entity resolution is disabled in the user preferences.
CVE-2020-7292
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
Inappropriate Encoding for output context in McAfee Web Gateway (MWG) prior to 9.2.1 allows remote attacker to cause MWG to return an ambiguous redirect response via getting a user to click on a malicious URL.
CVE-2020-14511
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
Malicious operation of the crafted web browser cookie may cause a stack-based buffer overflow in the system web server on the EDR-G902 and EDR-G903 Series Routers (versions prior to 5.4).
CVE-2020-4100
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
"HCL Verse for Android was found to employ dynamic code loading. This mechanism allows a developer to specify which components of the application should not be loaded by default when the application is started. Typically, core components and additional dependencies are loaded natively at runtim...
CVE-2020-5765
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-15
Nessus 8.10.0 and earlier were found to contain a Stored XSS vulnerability due to improper validation of input during scan configuration. An authenticated, remote attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in a user's session. Tenable has implemented additional i...