News & Commentary

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


6 Ways Greed Has a Negative Effect on Cybersecurity
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA ,  6/11/2018
Weaponizing IPv6 to Bypass IPv4 Security
John Anderson, Principal Security Consultant, Trustwave Spiderlabs,  6/12/2018
'Shift Left' & the Connected Car
Rohit Sethi, COO of Security Compass,  6/12/2018
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CVE-2018-12026
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
During the spawning of a malicious Passenger-managed application, SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 allows such applications to replace key files or directories in the spawning communication directory with symlinks. This then could result in arbitrary reads and writes, which in tur...
CVE-2018-12027
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
An Insecure Permissions vulnerability in SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 causes information disclosure in the following situation: given a Passenger-spawned application process that reports that it listens on a certain Unix domain socket, if any of the parent directories of said ...
CVE-2018-12028
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
An Incorrect Access Control vulnerability in SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 allows a Passenger-managed malicious application, upon spawning a child process, to report an arbitrary different PID back to Passenger's process manager. If the malicious application then generates an e...
CVE-2018-12029
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
A race condition in the nginx module in Phusion Passenger 3.x through 5.x before 5.3.2 allows local escalation of privileges when a non-standard passenger_instance_registry_dir with insufficiently strict permissions is configured. Replacing a file with a symlink after the file was created, but befor...
CVE-2018-12071
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
A Session Fixation issue exists in CodeIgniter before 3.1.9 because session.use_strict_mode in the Session Library was mishandled.