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Content tagged with Compliance posted in January 2013
Hacking The Laptop Docking Station
News  |  1/31/2013  | 
Black Hat Europe researcher builds prototype device that could be used to steal corporate data, listen in on voice calls, videoconferences
Data Loss Prevention? There's A Service For That
News  |  1/31/2013  | 
Companies have started offering pay-as-you-go services for data loss prevention to reduce the complexity and the upfront costs
'Red October' Response Shows Importance Of Threat Indicators
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
Researchers provide indicators of compromise for Red October that helps companies check for infections
Taming Data Before It Escapes To The Wild
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
As employees adopt cloud services, companies risk losing control of their data, with solutions running the gamut from basic to complex and expensive
Tech Insight: 5 Approaches To Decaffeinating Java Exploits
News  |  1/22/2013  | 
Most enterprises might be stuck with Java, but there are ways reduce the effectiveness of recent and future zero-day exploits
Acing An Audit In 30 Minutes
Commentary  |  1/18/2013  | 
Compliance audits don't have to be chaotic events
Spear-Phishing Experiment Targets, Hooks Energy Firms
Quick Hits  |  1/18/2013  | 
More than one-fourth of utility employees in experiment fell victim to spearphishing emails


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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
2019 Attacker Playbook
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,  12/14/2018
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CVE-2018-20201
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer over-read in the jsfNameFromString function of jsflash.c in Espruino 2V00, leading to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact via a crafted js file.
CVE-2018-20194
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer underflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because limiting the additional noise energy l...
CVE-2018-20195
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
A NULL pointer dereference was discovered in ic_predict of libfaad/ic_predict.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service.
CVE-2018-20196
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer overflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because the S_M array is mishandled.
CVE-2018-20197
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
There is a stack-based buffer underflow in the third instance of the calculate_gain function in libfaad/sbr_hfadj.c in Freeware Advanced Audio Decoder 2 (FAAD2) 2.8.8. A crafted input will lead to a denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact because limiting the additional noise energy l...