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Content tagged with Compliance posted in October 2007
Researcher: Vonage Vulnerable
News  |  10/26/2007  | 
Popular VOIP service could be subject to spoofing, eavesdropping, and denial of service, Sipera warns
Sprint Adds Laptop Security to Mobile Broadband
News  |  10/25/2007  | 
Wireless carrier is first to distribute Alcatel-Lucent's Laptop Guardian connection card
Is NAC Dying?
News  |  10/24/2007  | 
Frustrated with complexity and cost, many enterprises are retrenching their NAC strategies
Upstart Takes New Tack on Digital Signatures
News  |  10/22/2007  | 
TriCipher's new MySignatureBook enables multiple signers to authorize a single document electronically
Phishing's Future Scapegoats
News  |  10/17/2007  | 
If they don't act soon, frequently-phished companies may be held liable for crimes committed in their names
Wolves in IT Administrators' Clothing?
News  |  10/16/2007  | 
Enterprises, vendors move to safeguard their systems from rogue systems administrators
eBay, PayPal Phishing Exploits Plummet
Quick Hits  |  10/16/2007  | 
Sophos says 21 percent of phishing emails target eBay and PayPal, down from 85 percent last year
Schwarzenegger Terminates CA Retail Data Security Law
News  |  10/15/2007  | 
Minnesota remains only state to outlaw retention of credit card data
Obstacles Nick NAC, But Growth Continues
News  |  10/12/2007  | 
Most companies are getting network access control, but cost and lack of integration still are pain points
IGN Locks Down Endpoints
News  |  10/12/2007  | 
IGN Entertainment uses technology from Bit9 to control what its end users can access - and what they can't
Former IT Admin Convicted of Sabotage
News  |  10/11/2007  | 
Disgruntled staffer faces 10 years in jail after destroying payroll and HR files at Pentastar
Experts: Security Flaws Vary on Social Networking Sites
News  |  10/10/2007  | 
Though often lumped together, MySpace, Facebook, and LinkedIn each have their own security weaknesses
FTC Comes Down Hard on Spammers
News  |  10/10/2007  | 
In separate cases, agency slaps complaints on defendants for identity trafficking, bogus product claims
Are Hackers Piggybacking on Your Wireless Modem?
Quick Hits  |  10/3/2007  | 
UK wireless service provider warns 250,000 customers of modem flaw
Web Hack Exposes Personal Data of 14,000 At Nature Conservancy
News  |  10/2/2007  | 
Attacker accessed data via malware attached to association Website


WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication
John Fontana, Standards & Identity Analyst, Yubico,  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
NSS Labs Files Antitrust Suit Against Symantec, CrowdStrike, ESET, AMTSO
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  9/19/2018
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CVE-2018-8023
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
Apache Mesos can be configured to require authentication to call the Executor HTTP API using JSON Web Token (JWT). In Apache Mesos versions pre-1.4.2, 1.5.0, 1.5.1, 1.6.0 the comparison of the generated HMAC value against the provided signature in the JWT implementation used is vulnerable to a timin...
CVE-2018-14643
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
An authentication bypass flaw was found in the smart_proxy_dynflow component used by Foreman. A malicious attacker can use this flaw to remotely execute arbitrary commands on machines managed by vulnerable Foreman instances, in a highly privileged context.
CVE-2018-14645
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
A flaw was discovered in the HPACK decoder of HAProxy, before 1.8.14, that is used for HTTP/2. An out-of-bounds read access in hpack_valid_idx() resulted in a remote crash and denial of service.
CVE-2018-1685
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1 contains a vulnerability in db2cacpy that could allow a local user to read any file on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 145502.
CVE-2018-1710
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1 tool db2licm is affected by buffer overflow vulnerability that can potentially result in arbitrary code execution. IBM X-Force ID: 146364.