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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


Microsoft, Mastercard Aim to Change Identity Management
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/3/2018
Windows 10 Security Questions Prove Easy for Attackers to Exploit
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
Starwood Breach Reaction Focuses on 4-Year Dwell
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
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CVE-2018-20000
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
Apereo Bedework bw-webdav before 4.0.3 allows XXE attacks, as demonstrated by an invite-reply document that reads a local file, related to webdav/servlet/common/MethodBase.java and webdav/servlet/common/PostRequestPars.java.
CVE-2018-20001
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
In Libav 12.3, there is a floating point exception in the range_decode_culshift function (called from range_decode_bits) in libavcodec/apedec.c that will lead to remote denial of service via crafted input.
CVE-2018-20002
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
The _bfd_generic_read_minisymbols function in syms.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31, has a memory leak via a crafted ELF file, leading to a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by nm.
CVE-2018-19991
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
VeryNginx 0.3.3 allows remote attackers to bypass the Web Application Firewall feature because there is no error handler (for get_uri_args or get_post_args) to block the API misuse described in CVE-2018-9230.
CVE-2018-19653
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-09
HashiCorp Consul 0.5.1 through 1.4.0 can use cleartext agent-to-agent RPC communication because the verify_outgoing setting is improperly documented. NOTE: the vendor has provided reconfiguration steps that do not require a software upgrade.