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Content tagged with Compliance posted in October 2006
HSPD-12's Toothless Deadline
News  |  10/27/2006
US federal government's mandate for physical and logical security plagued by confusion, lack of funding
Mending Holes in the Blogosphere
News  |  10/27/2006
Free Vox blogging service controls JavaScript, lets bloggers set privacy controls
Microsoft Promises Open Email Security
News  |  10/23/2006
Microsoft pulled its Sender ID email authentication protocol under its OSP program to promote development of the once-controversial spec
Phishers' Catch: Better Than Expected
News  |  10/19/2006
A new study from the University of Indiana indicates that phishers are more successful at catching users than most industry estimates suggest
ISPs Plan Security Push
News  |  10/18/2006
New opportunities, public criticism drive service providers to develop more comprehensive security services
CSRF Vulnerability: A 'Sleeping Giant'
News  |  10/17/2006
A mostly unknown Web vulnerability called Cross-Site Request Forgery could be the next attack vector on your Website
Power Pay
News  |  10/13/2006
As the 2006 holiday season looms, retailers consider bypassing credit cards in favor of more secure online payment options
Anti-Malware Tools Trip Up IE7 Install
News  |  10/13/2006
Temporarily disable your anti-malware apps before installing new Internet Explorer, says Microsoft
A-Listing Your Apps
News  |  10/12/2006
Enterprises enlist app whitelisting to combat malware and unauthorized tools, but the approach has a dark side
Low-Cost PCs Pose Risk
News  |  10/9/2006
Benefactors look to secure millions of identical computers to be unleashed in One Laptop Per Child initiative
Diebold Disses Democracy
News  |  10/9/2006
Technologists may be surprised by how far things can get off track when the law embraces bad security ideas for no apparent reason
A Secure Channel for Customers
News  |  10/6/2006
A startup is developing the means to bypass phishers and hackers with a secure link to clients

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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.