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Content tagged with Compliance posted in January 2014
Chip-and-PIN Security Push To Pit Retailers Against Banks
News  |  1/30/2014
While the cost of breaches typically falls on the merchants, card issuers and banks would foot much of the bill for improving the security of the payment-card system
Securing The Distributed Network Perimeter
News  |  1/28/2014
A variety of cloud and managed services can be used to lock down the rapidly expanding corporate network perimeter
Secret Service Investigating Breach At Michael's Retail Chain
Quick Hits  |  1/28/2014
Retail giant Michael's still has not disclosed source or scope of breach; Secret Service called in
Startup Tackles Security Through Microsoft Active Directory
Quick Hits  |  1/23/2014
New company Aorato identifies potential threats by monitoring traffic from ubiquitous Active Directory
FTC Warns Users Of New Twist On Tech Support Scam
Quick Hits  |  1/14/2014
Scammers now offering "refunds" on bogus tech support services, stealing customer data, FTC says
Feds Failing To Secure Their Mobile Devices
Quick Hits  |  1/13/2014
New study finds one-third of government workers use public WiFi and one-fourth don't password-protect the devices

Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
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.