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Content tagged with Compliance posted in December 2007
FTC Ups the Ante on Fighting Spam, Phishing
Quick Hits  |  12/31/2007  | 
Federal Trade Commission report calls for authenticated email, reputation services, and better consumer anti-spam reporting tools
The Five Coolest Hacks of 2007
News  |  12/31/2007  | 
Nothing was sacred - not cars, not truckers, not even the stock exchange
ID & Access Management Cures Hospital's Password Pains
News  |  12/28/2007  | 
Lutheran Medical Center's new automated order-entry app sped up its move to single sign-on
Security's Biggest Train Wrecks of 2007
News  |  12/27/2007  | 
We've seen a boxcar o' breaches and break-ins this year, but these were the most grisly - and the hardest to take our eyes from
IT Consultant Hacks Former Client
Quick Hits  |  12/26/2007  | 
Angered over business deal, consultant wipes out former client's customer database
Tech Insight: Microsoft's IPSec
News  |  12/21/2007  | 
Windows' built-in security capabilities offer endpoint alternative to NAP/NAC
Cisco Broadens Threat Picture With New Report
News  |  12/20/2007  | 
First-time annual study offers insights on human, physical aspects of security as well as attacks and vulnerabilities
Amid Confusion, Market for ID Theft Services Grows
News  |  12/19/2007  | 
Baffled by conflicting information, consumers increasingly drawn into web of 'theft prevention' offerings
Disney, Home Depot Get Poor Privacy Marks
Quick Hits  |  12/18/2007  | 
Ralph Lauren is among the best, public interest group says
New Service Detects Backdoors in Software
News  |  12/17/2007  | 
Veracode identifies different types of these hidden programs in applications, adds a 'metal detector' for detecting them
Breaches Cause Skittish Attitudes Among Holiday Shoppers
News  |  12/14/2007  | 
Many consumers no longer sure of the security of their transactions, study says
End Users Flout Enterprise Security Policies
News  |  12/10/2007  | 
Separate studies show many users understand rules, but they break them anyway


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CVE-2014-9720
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-24
Tornado before 3.2.2 sends arbitrary responses that contain a fixed CSRF token and may be sent with HTTP compression, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct a BREACH attack and determine this token via a series of crafted requests.
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audio/AudioPolicyManagerBase.cpp in Android before 5.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (audio_policy application outage) via a crafted application that provides a NULL device address.
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media/libmedia/IAudioPolicyService.cpp in Android before 5.1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code with media_server privileges or cause a denial of service (integer overflow) via a crafted application that provides an invalid array size.
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buf_pullup in Tor before 0.2.4.26 and 0.2.5.x before 0.2.5.11 does not properly handle unexpected arrival times of buffers with invalid layouts, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via crafted packets.
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Tor before 0.2.4.26 and 0.2.5.x before 0.2.5.11 does not properly handle pending-connection resolve states during periods of high DNS load, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via crafted packets.