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Content tagged with Authentication posted in May 2014
eBay Breach: Is Your Identity Up For Auction?
Commentary  |  5/23/2014  | 
In a sick twist of events, the roles may just have been reversed on eBay users. Its their social media identities and data that now have the greatest value in the cyber underground.
6 Tips For Securing Social Media In The Workplace
Commentary  |  5/20/2014  | 
Empower employees by training them to be aware and secure, and in how to avoid becoming a statistic.
Breach At Bit.ly Blamed On Offsite Backup Storage Provider
Quick Hits  |  5/13/2014  | 
URL shortening service says user database may have been compromised through backup data.
Deactivated User Accounts Die Hard
Quick Hits  |  5/6/2014  | 
New research finds deleted Windows accounts stick around for up to 10 hours and are open to abuse.
Defending Against Identity Theft In The Military
Commentary  |  5/5/2014  | 
Our military troops are twice as likely to be victims of identity theft as the general population. The reason is in the structure of military culture.
Privacy, Cybercrime Headline the Infosecurity Europe Conference
Slideshows  |  5/2/2014  | 
Attendees debate NSA surveillance, privacy reforms, cybercrime defenses, and sharpen their CISO skills.
How To Avoid Sloppy Authentication
Commentary  |  5/1/2014  | 
Viewing authentication as a process, not simply as an encryption or algorithm, is the key to defending corporate resources from attacks.


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CVE-2018-15378
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
A vulnerability in ClamAV versions prior to 0.100.2 could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is due to an error related to the MEW unpacker within the “unmew11()?? function (libclamav/mew.c), which can be exploited to trigger an inval...
CVE-2018-18073
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
Artifex Ghostscript allows attackers to bypass a sandbox protection mechanism by leveraging exposure of system operators in the saved execution stack in an error object.
CVE-2018-15593
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
An issue was discovered in Ivanti Workspace Control before 10.3.10.0 and RES One Workspace. A local authenticated user can decrypt the encrypted datastore or relay server password by leveraging an unspecified attack vector.
CVE-2018-17961
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
Artifex Ghostscript 9.25 and earlier allows attackers to bypass a sandbox protection mechanism via vectors involving errorhandler setup. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2018-17183.
CVE-2018-15591
PUBLISHED: 2018-10-15
An issue was discovered in Ivanti Workspace Control before 10.3.10.0 and RES One Workspace. A local authenticated user can bypass Application Whitelisting restrictions to execute arbitrary code by leveraging multiple unspecified attack vectors.