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Content tagged with Compliance posted in October 2012
ZeroAccess Botnet Surges
Quick Hits  |  10/30/2012
2.2 million infected with fraudulent ad-click botnet's malware, new report finds
Five Habits Of Companies That Catch Insiders
News  |  10/22/2012
A survey of 40 companies that have successfully dealt with insider threats shows that the solution is less technology and more psychology
Zero-Day Attacks Long-Lived, Presage Mass Exploitation
News  |  10/18/2012
Zero-day attacks escape detection for an average of 10 months; once they go public, attacks multiply dramatically, researchers find
Microsoft Hands Off Nitol Botnet Sinkhole Operation To Chinese CERT
Quick Hits  |  10/2/2012
Notorious domain operator has agreed to cooperate with Microsoft and Chinese Computer Emergency Response Team to block malicious traffic, malware, in the domain
Leaked Account Notification May Be Worth The Warning
News  |  10/2/2012
PwnedList provides companies and consumers with warnings of any account names that have been leaked to the public. Such services can help firms find out when an account could be in jeopardy, but coverage remains spotty
Compliance: The Boring Adult At The Security Party
Commentary  |  10/1/2012
Compliance and security are not the same thing

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New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
Microsoft Report Details Different Forms of Cryptominers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  3/13/2018
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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.