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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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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.