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Content tagged with Authentication posted in March 2015
British Airways The Latest Loyalty Program Breach Victim
News  |  3/30/2015  | 
Who needs to steal credit cards when you can get airfare and luxury items for free?
SSL/TLS Suffers 'Bar Mitzvah Attack'
News  |  3/26/2015  | 
Researcher at Black Hat Asia shows how attackers could abuse a known-weak crypto algorithm to steal credentials and other data from encrypted communications.
The Internet Of Bring-Your-Own Things
Commentary  |  3/25/2015  | 
Devices and interconnected systems are finding a foothold not only in our homes but in mainstream organizations. Here are three tips to mitigate the risk.
New Secure Online Check-Out Tech Goes For Less Friction, More Biometrics
News  |  3/24/2015  | 
BioCatch, Zumigo, and Alibaba release tools to help merchants avoid those pesky charge-back costs.
Worst Sports-Related Passwords
News  |  3/23/2015  | 
March Madness and Spring Training underway. NFL draft and NBA playoffs soon to come. Your users may be even more tempted than ever to create some of these bad sports-related passwords
Microsoft Warns Of Phony Windows Live Digital Certificate
Quick Hits  |  3/17/2015  | 
Unauathorized SSL certificate for 'live.fi' could be used for man-in-the-middle, phishing attacks, Microsoft says.
Yahoo's One-Time Passwords Have Security Experts Divided
News  |  3/16/2015  | 
Better protection from keyloggers, but you'd better not lose your phone, Yahoo users.
Apple Pay Fraud Gives Us A New Reason To Hate Data Breaches And SSNs
News  |  3/4/2015  | 
There may already be millions of dollars in losses, but you can't blame Apple for this one.
A Building Code For Internet of Things Security, Privacy
Commentary  |  3/4/2015  | 
In the fast-emerging IoT, medical device safety is reaching a critical juncture. Here are three challenges InfoSec professionals should begin to think about now.
Mobile Security By The Numbers
Slideshows  |  3/2/2015  | 
Rounding up the latest research on mobile malware and security practices.


Devastating Cyberattack on Email Provider Destroys 18 Years of Data
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer,  2/12/2019
Up to 100,000 Reported Affected in Landmark White Data Breach
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  2/12/2019
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CVE-2019-8354
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-15
An issue was discovered in SoX 14.4.2. lsx_make_lpf in effect_i_dsp.c has an integer overflow on the result of multiplication fed into malloc. When the buffer is allocated, it is smaller than expected, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.
CVE-2019-8355
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-15
An issue was discovered in SoX 14.4.2. In xmalloc.h, there is an integer overflow on the result of multiplication fed into the lsx_valloc macro that wraps malloc. When the buffer is allocated, it is smaller than expected, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in channels_start in remix.c.
CVE-2019-8356
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-15
An issue was discovered in SoX 14.4.2. One of the arguments to bitrv2 in fft4g.c is not guarded, such that it can lead to write access outside of the statically declared array, aka a stack-based buffer overflow.
CVE-2019-8357
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-15
An issue was discovered in SoX 14.4.2. lsx_make_lpf in effect_i_dsp.c allows a NULL pointer dereference.
CVE-2013-2516
PUBLISHED: 2019-02-15
Vulnerability in FileUtils v0.7, Ruby Gem Fileutils <= v0.7 Command Injection vulnerability in user supplied url variable that is passed to the shell.