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Content tagged with Privacy posted in January 2016
Big Week For Ransomware
News  |  1/28/2016  | 
Inventive new variants and damaging attacks swept through the headlines this week.
Data Privacy: Key Elements Of An Information Governance Plan
Commentary  |  1/28/2016  | 
For Data Privacy Day! Do you have the policies in place to safeguard your companys most strategic information? Here are nine best practices.
No Safe Harbor Is Coming -- CISA Made Sure Of It
News  |  1/22/2016  | 
It's time to take your data classification procedures more seriously. If not, that helpful information-sharing you did in the US could cost you hefty fines for privacy violations in the European Union.
The Internet of Private Things: 7 Privacy Missteps
Slideshows  |  1/15/2016  | 
A cautionary tale about the rules of Privacy by Design and seven IoT companies that broke them in recent years.
83% of InfoSec Pros Think (Another) Successful Cyberattack On Critical Infrastructure Likely In 2016
News  |  1/11/2016  | 
ISACA survey finds that a majority of cybersecurity professionals feel privacy is being compromised in effort to create stronger security regulation.
Mobile Apps A Vulnerable Spot For Connected Security Cameras
News  |  1/7/2016  | 
Study finds security camera vendors making the same rookie infosec mistakes that other IoT vendors make.
2015: The Year Of 'Attacks on Trust'
Commentary  |  1/4/2016  | 
Nine attacks that leveraged stolen, compromised, or unprotected cryptographic keys and digital certificates show how easy it is for cybercriminals to bypass security controls and hide their actions.


Want Your Daughter to Succeed in Cyber? Call Her John
John De Santis, CEO, HyTrust,  5/16/2018
Don't Roll the Dice When Prioritizing Vulnerability Fixes
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,  5/15/2018
Why Enterprises Can't Ignore Third-Party IoT-Related Risks
Charlie Miller, Senior Vice President, The Santa Fe Group,  5/14/2018
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CVE-2018-11232
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-18
The etm_setup_aux function in drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm-perf.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.2 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) because a parameter is incorrectly used as a local variable.
CVE-2017-15855
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-17
In Qualcomm Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, and QRD Android with all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel, the camera application triggers "user-memory-access" issue as the Camera CPP module Linux driver directly accesses the application provided buffer, which resides in u...
CVE-2018-3567
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-17
In Qualcomm Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, and QRD Android with all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel, a buffer overflow vulnerability exists in WLAN while processing the HTT_T2H_MSG_TYPE_PEER_MAP or HTT_T2H_MSG_TYPE_PEER_UNMAP messages.
CVE-2018-3568
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-17
In Qualcomm Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, and QRD Android with all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel, in __wlan_hdd_cfg80211_vendor_scan(), a buffer overwrite can potentially occur.
CVE-2018-5827
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-17
In Qualcomm Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, and QRD Android with all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel, a buffer overflow vulnerability exists in WLAN while processing an extscan hotlist event.