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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


Commentary
Ransomware Is Not the Problem
Adam Shostack, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game Designer,  6/9/2021
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How Can I Test the Security of My Home-Office Employees' Routers?
John Bock, Senior Research Scientist,  6/7/2021
News
New Ransomware Group Claiming Connection to REvil Gang Surfaces
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  6/10/2021
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CVE-2021-21257
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for internet of things devices. The RPL-Classic and RPL-Lite implementations in the Contiki-NG operating system versions prior to 4.6 do not validate the address pointer in the RPL source routing header This makes it possible for an attac...
CVE-2021-21279
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for internet of things devices. In verions prior to 4.6, an attacker can perform a denial-of-service attack by triggering an infinite loop in the processing of IPv6 neighbor solicitation (NS) messages. This type of attack can effectively ...
CVE-2021-21280
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for internet of things devices. It is possible to cause an out-of-bounds write in versions of Contiki-NG prior to 4.6 when transmitting a 6LoWPAN packet with a chain of extension headers. Unfortunately, the written header is not checked t...
CVE-2021-21281
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for internet of things devices. A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Contiki-NG versions prior to 4.6. After establishing a TCP socket using the tcp-socket library, it is possible for the remote end to send a packet with a data offse...
CVE-2021-21410
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for Next-Generation IoT devices. An out-of-bounds read can be triggered by 6LoWPAN packets sent to devices running Contiki-NG 4.6 and prior. The IPv6 header decompression function (<code>uncompress_hdr_iphc</code>) does not pe...