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Content tagged with Compliance posted in October 2011
Is Biometrics The Answer To The Authentication Question?
News  |  10/28/2011  | 
Years in the making, biometrics still has not entered the mainstream of authentication options. Here's a look at where and when to use it
Innovative Attacks Treat Mobile Phones As Sensors
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
Recent research showed that a phone's accelerometer could detect vibrations from key presses on a nearby keyboard
PCI Council Pegs Success On Community Involvement
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
The PCI Security Council celebrates its fifth anniversary this year with greater industry collaboration and more work ahead
Social Malice: One In 100 Tweets And One In 60 Facebook Posts Are Malicious
News  |  10/27/2011  | 
LinkedIn users feel safest, according to new social networking data gathered by Barracuda networks -- but not for long
Spam Gang Puts Up 80 URL-Shortening Service Sites
Quick Hits  |  10/25/2011  | 
Symantec discovers spammers leaving their own URL-shortening services open to the public
Compliance Holds Up Los Angeles Google Apps Deployment
News  |  10/24/2011  | 
Google Apps deployment has been long delayed due to security issues, but that doesn't mean security compliance is impossible with the cloud-based service
Pocket Guide To Securing Mobile Devices
News  |  10/24/2011  | 
With workers bringing their own smartphones and tablets into the company, IT security needs to focus on creating a more secure environment, not on securing each device
Sinkholing For Profit
Commentary  |  10/24/2011  | 
Concerns over the legality and ethics of security organizations that profit from their sinkhole operations
FFIEC Goes Beyond Traditional Authentication
Commentary  |  10/18/2011  | 
The FFIEC recommends that organizations provide additional business and fraud detection controls to offset weaknesses in authentication technology
Banking Trojans Adapting To Cheat Out-of-Band Security
News  |  10/18/2011  | 
As financial institutions adopt out-of-band security, attackers quickly adapt
New Microsoft Data Puts Zero-Day Threat Into Perspective
News  |  10/12/2011  | 
Report on infected Windows machines worldwide also highlights slack patching practices
Compliance Outside Corporate Walls
News  |  10/10/2011  | 
Getting third parties that touch regulated data to comply can be as important as your own internal compliance efforts
Users Whose Accounts Get Hacked Find Out From Their Friends
Quick Hits  |  10/6/2011  | 
New survey finds that 62 percent of users don't know how their Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, and Facebook accounts were hacked
ISP Backlash Over Feds' Bot Notification Initiative
News  |  10/5/2011  | 
MAAWG says ISPs are already tackling bots, and 'legislating' how to do it could stymie innovative efforts


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PUBLISHED: 2019-06-17
Recently it was discovered as a part of the research on IoT devices in the most recent firmware for Shekar Endoscope that the desktop application used to connect to the device suffers from a stack overflow if more than 26 characters are passed to it as the Wi-Fi name. This application is installed o...
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Recently it was discovered as a part of the research on IoT devices in the most recent firmware for Shekar Endoscope that the device has Telnet functionality enabled by default. This device acts as an Endoscope camera that allows its users to use it in various industrial systems and settings, car ga...
CVE-2017-10722
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-17
Recently it was discovered as a part of the research on IoT devices in the most recent firmware for Shekar Endoscope that the desktop application used to connect to the device suffers from a stack overflow if more than 26 characters are passed to it as the Wi-Fi password. This application is install...
CVE-2017-10723
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-17
Recently it was discovered as a part of the research on IoT devices in the most recent firmware for Shekar Endoscope that an attacker connected to the device Wi-Fi SSID can exploit a memory corruption issue and execute remote code on the device. This device acts as an Endoscope camera that allows it...