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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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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
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Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,  12/14/2018
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CVE-2018-19790
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
An open redirect was discovered in Symfony 2.7.x before 2.7.50, 2.8.x before 2.8.49, 3.x before 3.4.20, 4.0.x before 4.0.15, 4.1.x before 4.1.9 and 4.2.x before 4.2.1. By using backslashes in the `_failure_path` input field of login forms, an attacker can work around the redirection target restricti...
CVE-2018-19829
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
Artica Integria IMS 5.0.83 has CSRF in godmode/usuarios/lista_usuarios, resulting in the ability to delete an arbitrary user when the ID number is known.
CVE-2018-16884
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in the NFS41+ subsystem. NFS41+ shares mounted in different network namespaces at the same time can make bc_svc_process() use wrong back-channel id and cause a use-after-free. Thus a malicious container user can cause a host kernel memory corruption and a system ...
CVE-2018-17777
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
An issue was discovered on D-Link DVA-5592 A1_WI_20180823 devices. If the PIN of the page "/ui/cbpc/login" is the default Parental Control PIN (0000), it is possible to bypass the login form by editing the path of the cookie "sid" generated by the page. The attacker will have acc...
CVE-2018-18921
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-18
PHP Server Monitor before 3.3.2 has CSRF, as demonstrated by a Delete action.