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Content tagged with Compliance posted in November 2012
A More Courteous Kidnapper? Ransomware Changes Tactics
News  |  11/21/2012  | 
With an eye to the short term, cybercriminals turn to ransomware, forcing users to pay up or face long clean-up times -- but forgo the full encryption of data that made past attacks so vicious
Four Ways To Turn Insiders Into Assets
News  |  11/20/2012  | 
Stop thinking about employees as threats and train them to make your company harder to attack
Despite Security Worries, Human Resources Allows Social Media At Work
Quick Hits  |  11/19/2012  | 
More than 60 percent of enterprises don't block Facebook, other sites; two-thirds don't monitor employee use
Take Two Aspirin And Steal My Data
Commentary  |  11/19/2012  | 
HIPAA and information security aren't suggestions. They're the law
Finding Rootkits By Monitoring For 'Black Sheep'
News  |  11/9/2012  | 
Looking for kernel changes among flocks of computers can help organizations detect rootkits, according to team of researchers


WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication
John Fontana, Standards & Identity Analyst, Yubico,  9/19/2018
NSS Labs Files Antitrust Suit Against Symantec, CrowdStrike, ESET, AMTSO
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  9/19/2018
Turn the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Reality: 5 Steps
Mukul Kumar & Anupam Sahai, CISO & VP of Cyber Practice and VP Product Management, Cavirin Systems,  9/20/2018
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CVE-2018-17317
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
FruityWifi (aka PatatasFritas/PatataWifi) 2.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the io_mode, ap_mode, io_action, io_in_iface, io_in_set, io_in_ip, io_in_mask, io_in_gw, io_out_iface, io_out_set, io_out_mask, io_out_gw, iface, or domain parameter to /ww...
CVE-2018-17320
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
An issue was discovered in UCMS 1.4.6. aaddpost.php has stored XSS via the sadmin/aindex.php minfo parameter in a sadmin_aaddpost action.
CVE-2018-17141
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
HylaFAX 6.0.6 and HylaFAX+ 5.6.0 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a dial-in session that provides a FAX page with the JPEG bit enabled, which is mishandled in FaxModem::writeECMData() in the faxd/CopyQuality.c++ file.
CVE-2018-17173
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
LG SuperSign CMS allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the sourceUri parameter to qsr_server/device/getThumbnail.
CVE-2018-17174
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
A stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in the xtimor NMEA library (aka nmealib) 0.5.3. nmea_parse() in parser.c allows an attacker to trigger denial of service (even arbitrary code execution in a certain context) in a product using this library via malformed data.