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Content tagged with Compliance posted in January 2007
Seven Ways to Be Mistaken for a Spammer
News  |  1/29/2007  | 
How to keep your organization's mail from being caught in the spam filter
Is Bharosa Acquisition Bait?
News  |  1/28/2007  | 
Authentication specialist may be for sale, but its CEO is not looking to pair up with another security pure-play
IBM's 'Need to Know' Software
News  |  1/26/2007  | 
IBM's Idemix application lets consumers do business on the Web without giving away unnecessary personal data
Should IT Block iPhone?
News  |  1/26/2007  | 
Developing hardware policies is an important part of the security organization's strategic role
Service Providers Team to Fight Spam
News  |  1/25/2007  | 
Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group to collaborate against spam, botnets, and zombies
Search Engine Lists Stolen Data
News  |  1/24/2007  | 
TrustedID launches free service to help consumers find out if their data has been compromised
How Security Helps HR
News  |  1/24/2007  | 
At Google, as in many enterprises, security could play a bigger role in employee selection
Q&A: 'Weld Pond' Talks Secure Software
News  |  1/23/2007  | 
Chris Wysopal sheds light on how his revolutionary testing technology saw the light of day, and discusses his new book, and his security fears
Mobile Commerce: Hackers' Next Target?
News  |  1/23/2007  | 
Tower Group says financial services industry is overlooking the prospect of mobile malware
Company Cuts Privileges to Cut Malware
News  |  1/19/2007  | 
Gwinnett Health Systems stripped its client machines of admin and power-user rights and has seen a reduction in malware
Bluetooth Security Worse Than WiFi
News  |  1/10/2007  | 
Time to start taking Bluetooth security seriously, as device driver bugs and hacking tools abound
First 'WiFi Protected' Products Certified
News  |  1/8/2007  | 
New configuration standard projected to improve security in homes and remote offices
Lockdown Readies First NAP Product
News  |  1/5/2007  | 
New NAC appliance extends reach of Microsoft Network Access Protection to non-NAP systems
Banking on Multifactor Authentication
News  |  1/5/2007  | 
Desert Schools Federal Credit Union is banking on multifactor authentication
New Hacking Tools Bite Bluetooth
News  |  1/3/2007  | 
Researchers have released two Bluetooth hacking tools that let an attacker control a victim's machine


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CVE-2018-6705
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.
CVE-2018-15717
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 stores user passwords as base64 encoded MD5 hashes.
CVE-2018-15718
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 transmits the entire user database over the network when a remote unathenticated user accesses the command prompt. This allows the attacker to gain access to usernames, password hashes, privilege levels, and more.
CVE-2018-15719
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 installs a mysql database and uses the default credentials of "root" with a blank password. This allows anyone on the network with access to the server to access all database information.
CVE-2018-6704
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.