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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


WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication
John Fontana, Standards & Identity Analyst, Yubico,  9/19/2018
NSS Labs Files Antitrust Suit Against Symantec, CrowdStrike, ESET, AMTSO
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  9/19/2018
Turn the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Reality: 5 Steps
Mukul Kumar & Anupam Sahai, CISO & VP of Cyber Practice and VP Product Management, Cavirin Systems,  9/20/2018
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CVE-2018-14633
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-25
A security flaw was found in the chap_server_compute_md5() function in the ISCSI target code in the Linux kernel in a way an authentication request from an ISCSI initiator is processed. An unauthenticated remote attacker can cause a stack buffer overflow and smash up to 17 bytes of the stack. The at...
CVE-2018-14647
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-25
Python's elementtree C accelerator failed to initialise Expat's hash salt during initialization. This could make it easy to conduct denial of service attacks against Expat by contructing an XML document that would cause pathological hash collisions in Expat's internal data structures, consuming larg...
CVE-2018-10502
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Samsung Galaxy Apps Fixed in version 4.2.18.2. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exist...
CVE-2018-11614
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to escalate privileges on vulnerable installations of Samsung Members Fixed in version 2.4.25. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists wit...
CVE-2018-14318
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-24
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Samsung Galaxy S8 G950FXXU1AQL5. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must have their cellular radios enabled. The specific flaw exists within the handling of ...