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Content tagged with Privacy posted in August 2015
Ashley Madison CEO Resigns
Quick Hits  |  8/28/2015  | 
Once again, a security breach claims an executive's job, but the business plans to continue operating.
Cybersecurity Under FTC Authority: What Does it Mean?
Commentary  |  8/27/2015  | 
Consumers can now expect the same level of security and privacy in the digital realm as they do in the physical.
Ouch! Feeling The Pain Of Cybersecurity In Healthcare
Slideshows  |  8/25/2015  | 
There are lots of reasons why medical data is so vulnerable but the sheer numbers at risk speak volumes about the scale of the problem.
With Great IoT Comes Great Insecurity
Commentary  |  8/21/2015  | 
In the brave new world of 'things' and the services they connect to, built-in security has never been more critical. Here's what's getting in the way.
Hackers Dump Ashley Madison User Database... Where Most People Won't Find It
Quick Hits  |  8/18/2015  | 
Attackers make good on doxing threat, but post database to dark web.
Richard Bejtlich Talks Business Security Strategy, US Security Policy
Richard Bejtlich Talks Business Security Strategy, US Security Policy
Dark Reading Videos  |  8/17/2015  | 
Chief security strategist of FireEye talks at the Dark Reading News Desk at Black Hat about attribution, the war on encryption, and what should drive your security department.
View From The Top: Governments Role In Cybersecurity
Slideshows  |  8/14/2015  | 
At the DarkReading News Desk, live from Black Hat, industry experts Dan Kaminsky, Richard Bejtlich, Katie Moussouris, Paul Kurtz, and Rod Beckstrom talked about how government is hurting and could be helping infosec.
FTC to Black Hat Attendees: Help Us Make Good Tech Policy
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
The FTCs chief technologist made a direct appeal to security, privacy, and technology communities to get involved and help shape tech laws and policies.
Data Protection: The 98 Percent Versus The 2 Percent
Commentary  |  8/11/2015  | 
Four steps for defending your most sensitive corporate information from the inside out.
From The Black Hat Keynote Stage: Jennifer Granick
News  |  8/5/2015  | 
World famous defender of hackers, privacy, and civil liberties exhorts attendees to preserve the dream of an open Internet.


Election Websites, Back-End Systems Most at Risk of Cyberattack in Midterms
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  8/14/2018
Intel Reveals New Spectre-Like Vulnerability
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/15/2018
Australian Teen Hacked Apple Network
Dark Reading Staff 8/17/2018
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CVE-2018-15504
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
An issue was discovered in Embedthis GoAhead before 4.0.1 and Appweb before 7.0.2. The server mishandles some HTTP request fields associated with time, which results in a NULL pointer dereference, as demonstrated by If-Modified-Since or If-Unmodified-Since with a month greater than 11.
CVE-2018-15505
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
An issue was discovered in Embedthis GoAhead before 4.0.1 and Appweb before 7.0.2. An HTTP POST request with a specially crafted "Host" header field may cause a NULL pointer dereference and thus cause a denial of service, as demonstrated by the lack of a trailing ']' character in an IPv6 a...
CVE-2018-15492
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
A vulnerability in the lservnt.exe component of Sentinel License Manager version 8.5.3.35 (fixed in 8.5.3.2403) causes UDP amplification.
CVE-2018-15494
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
In Dojo Toolkit before 1.14, there is unescaped string injection in dojox/Grid/DataGrid.
CVE-2018-15495
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-18
/filemanager/upload.php in Responsive FileManager before 9.13.3 allows Directory Traversal and SSRF because the url parameter is used directly in a curl_exec call, as demonstrated by a file:///etc/passwd value.