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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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New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
Microsoft Report Details Different Forms of Cryptominers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  3/13/2018
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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.