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Content tagged with Compliance posted in January 2011
Study: Facebook Is The Most Frequently Blocked Website At Work
Quick Hits  |  1/24/2011
Ironically, social networking giant is also the second-most whitelisted site, OpenDNS study says
PenFed Breach Shows That Endpoint Compromise Can Affect Database Security
News  |  1/14/2011
Infected laptop led to database breach, credit union says
Password Reset
Commentary  |  1/13/2011
The downside of crafting a strong password is that while it's harder to guess or crack, it's also harder to remember and then use
U.S. Tops Spam's 'Dirty Dozen' List Once Again
Quick Hits  |  1/11/2011
Pharma, other ad spam still big, but targeted, phishing spam on the rise, Sophos says
Dell To Acquire SecureWorks
News  |  1/4/2011
Acquisition will enable Dell to launch managed security services
Mobile Users Most Likely To Visit Phishing Sites
Quick Hits  |  1/4/2011
New research finds eight times more iPhone users going to phishing sites than BlackBerry users
TPM Authentication Is Out There, But Not Widely Used
News  |  1/4/2011
Trusted Computing Group's hardware authentication technology pervasive, but rarely 'switched on'
New Trojan Could Be Trouble For Android Users
Quick Hits  |  1/3/2011
Android malware is first to be able to receive instructions remotely and join botnets

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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.