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Content tagged with Privacy posted in February 2018
Hacking on TV: 8 Binge-Worthy and Cringe-Worthy Examples
Slideshows  |  2/28/2018
From the psycho-drama Mr. Robot to portraying the outright dangers of ransomware taking down a hospital in Greys Anatomy, hacking themes now run deep in todays TV shows.
How to Secure 'Permissioned' Blockchains
Commentary  |  2/28/2018
At the heart of every blockchain is a protocol that agrees to the order and security of transactions in the next block. Here's how to maintain the integrity of the chain.
SEC: Companies Must Disclose More Info on Cybersecurity Attacks & Risks
Quick Hits  |  2/22/2018
New agency guidance statement also says company officials, execs can't trade stocks if they have unannounced information on a security breach at the company.
13 Russians Indicted for Massive Operation to Sway US Election
News  |  2/16/2018
Russian nationals reportedly used stolen American identities and infrastructure to influence the 2016 election outcome.
Can Android for Work Redefine Enterprise Mobile Security?
Commentary  |  2/13/2018
Google's new mobility management framework makes great strides in addressing security and device management concerns while offering diverse deployment options. Here are the pros and cons.

Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
Microsoft Report Details Different Forms of Cryptominers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  3/13/2018
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Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.