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Content tagged with Perimeter posted in December 2010
New Snort Front-End Adds Speedy Analysis, Ease Of Use
Commentary  |  12/30/2010  | 
Snorby is a new free, open-source analysis front-end to the popular Snort IDS that is fast and usable
Hacked: A Reformed Victim's Story
Commentary  |  12/17/2010  | 
What I learned as a hacking victim and how you could prevent something similar from happening to you or a loved one
Take A Deep Breath
Commentary  |  12/17/2010  | 
In the midst of the recent surge of security hype and angst, a dose of perspective
Gawker Goof
Commentary  |  12/13/2010  | 
Sometimes it helps knowing what not to do with database security to clarify why you need database security -- and sometimes somebody else goofs up real bad and sheds light on the little security details you need to get right
What The Gawker Compromise Really Reveals
Commentary  |  12/13/2010  | 
Passwords are only half of the defense against compromise --unfortunately, the other half is being crippled by the login policies of many online providers.
On To 2011
Commentary  |  12/13/2010  | 
2011 will be the year we catch the first glimpse of the biometric movement
The Hazards Of Bot Volunteerism
Commentary  |  12/10/2010  | 
Not only can you get caught, you can also get 0wned if the bot software is malicious
Monitoring Challenges For NERC/FERC Environments
Commentary  |  12/10/2010  | 
Many vendors claim to be entrenched within NERC and FERC regulated critical infrastructure clients, but few understand where the real goldmine of data resides
Avast, Ye Pirates: It's Free
Commentary  |  12/7/2010  | 
Pirated installations of free Avast software included two in Vatican City
Wireless Monitoring And Security Lags In Government Agencies
News  |  12/6/2010  | 
Gaps in continuous monitoring of wireless networks could put government data at risk, GAO report says


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CVE-2021-21238
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
PySAML2 is a pure python implementation of SAML Version 2 Standard. PySAML2 before 6.5.0 has an improper verification of cryptographic signature vulnerability. All users of pysaml2 that need to validate signed SAML documents are impacted. The vulnerability is a variant of XML Signature wrapping bec...
CVE-2021-21239
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
PySAML2 is a pure python implementation of SAML Version 2 Standard. PySAML2 before 6.5.0 has an improper verification of cryptographic signature vulnerability. Users of pysaml2 that use the default CryptoBackendXmlSec1 backend and need to verify signed SAML documents are impacted. PySAML2 does not ...
CVE-2021-21253
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
OnlineVotingSystem is an open source project hosted on GitHub. OnlineVotingSystem before version 1.1.2 hashes user passwords without a salt, which is vulnerable to dictionary attacks. Therefore there is a threat of security breach in the voting system. Without a salt, it is much easier for attacker...
CVE-2020-4966
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence 5.2.6 does not set the secure attribute on authorization tokens or session cookies. Attackers may be able to get the cookie values by sending a http:// link to a user or by planting this link in a site the user goes to. The cookie will be sent to the...
CVE-2020-4968
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-21
IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence 5.2.6 uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information. IBM X-Force ID: 192427.