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Content tagged with Compliance posted in November 2006
New Threats Loom for 2007
News  |  11/30/2006  | 
Password-stealing sites, video malware, and a parasitic comeback top McAfee's list of predicted threats for new year
The 10 Most Overlooked Aspects of Security
News  |  11/29/2006  | 
Think your organization has all its security bases covered? You might think twice after checking out this list
Banking on Security
News  |  11/29/2006  | 
No tellers were harmed, no cash was removed... This social engineer was after logins and passwords
Where the Bugs Are
News  |  11/28/2006  | 
New data from White Hat reveals vulnerabilities in major Web-based applications
The End of Password Post-Its
News  |  11/22/2006  | 
Milliman's new federated identity management architecture protects user IDs, simplifies client interaction
The 10 Most Dangerous Things Users Do Online
News  |  11/17/2006  | 
If your end users only knew how much damage they could cause when they - well, maybe you should send them this article
Study: SQL Server Is Safest DB
News  |  11/16/2006  | 
Research finds significantly fewer vulnerabilities in SQL Server database than in Oracle
Ex-IT Chief Busted for Hacking
News  |  11/16/2006  | 
Could former security-privileged employees be targeting your environment as well?
The Truth About User Privileges
News  |  11/8/2006  | 
Denying your users full system privileges is in style
Attention, Online Shoppers: Where R U?
News  |  11/7/2006  | 
Security worries are slowing online shopping and banking, but consumers should be afraid of that POS instead, Gartner says
NAC-in-the-Box, Jump Up
News  |  11/6/2006  | 
Vernier, ConSentry launch improvements to their Network Access Control appliances
Built-in Headaches
News  |  11/1/2006  | 
PC hardware vendors are building security capabilities into their systems, but those features may present compatibility problems for IT
Kernel Bugs Come Marchin' In
News  |  11/1/2006  | 
Day one of the Month of Kernel Bugs is under way, and an Apple Mac OS X and wireless exploit kicks it off


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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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CVE-2018-20161
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
A design flaw in the BlinkForHome (aka Blink For Home) Sync Module 2.10.4 and earlier allows attackers to disable cameras via Wi-Fi, because incident clips (triggered by the motion sensor) are not saved if the attacker's traffic (such as Dot11Deauth) successfully disconnects the Sync Module from the...
CVE-2018-20159
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
i-doit open 1.11.2 allows Remote Code Execution because ZIP archives are mishandled. It has an upload feature that allows an authenticated user with the administrator role to upload arbitrary files to the main website directory. Exploitation involves uploading a ".php" file within a "...
CVE-2018-20157
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
The data import functionality in OpenRefine through 3.1 allows an XML External Entity (XXE) attack through a crafted (zip) file, allowing attackers to read arbitrary files.
CVE-2018-20154
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
The WP Maintenance Mode plugin before 2.0.7 for WordPress allows remote authenticated users to discover all subscriber e-mail addresses.
CVE-2018-20155
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
The WP Maintenance Mode plugin before 2.0.7 for WordPress allows remote authenticated subscriber users to bypass intended access restrictions on changes to plugin settings.