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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

The Case for Integrating Physical Security & Cybersecurity
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
A Look at Cybercrime's Banal Nature
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
City of Atlanta Hit with Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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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.