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Content tagged with Compliance posted in December 2009
Twitter Acquires GeoAPI Creator Mixer Labs
News  |  12/24/2009  | 
Software allows users to map their Twitter posts to specific locations, though some worry about privacy
Smartphone Security Startup Offers Free Beta
News  |  12/21/2009  | 
Product to mix lightweight mobile client with cloud-based security, backup, and anti-theft features
Product Watch: IBM Replaces Passwords With Palm-Vein Biometrics In Single Sign-On
News  |  12/17/2009  | 
Fujitsu's PalmSecure LOGONDIRECTOR is integrated with IBM Tivoli Access Manager for Single Sign-On
Shadowserver Global Data Shows 'No One Is Immune' From Conficker
Quick Hits  |  12/16/2009  | 
Russia, U.S., and Ukraine are home to highest numbers of Conficker-infected IP addresses
Old-School Botnet Still Thriving
Quick Hits  |  12/11/2009  | 
New Trend Micro report details how IRC-based SDBOT is going strong with a new mission
Droid Smartphone Hacked
News  |  12/10/2009  | 
Exploit lets phone users gain administrative root access to Google Android-based phones
Microsoft Targets Enterprise Endpoint With New Products
News  |  12/3/2009  | 
New Web gateway leverages the cloud, and remote access gateway draws on identity
US-CERT Warns Of VPN Attack That Bypasses Browser Security
Quick Hits  |  12/1/2009  | 
SSL VPN products from Cisco, Juniper Networks, SafeNet, and SonicWALL all vulnerable to attack that has "no solution"

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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.