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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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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.