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Content tagged with Compliance posted in December 2011
Security Holes In Software Decreased This Year, Early Data Shows
News  |  12/20/2011
The number of vulnerabilities disclosed to the public fell in 2011, as did the proportion of flaws that were exploited. Is secure development paying off?
Tech Insight: Managing Mobile Mayhem
News  |  12/16/2011
Enterprise options for encrypting and wiping mobile devices and portable storage
The Security Pro's Guide To Tablet PCs
News  |  12/14/2011
You've got security strategies for portable PCs and a policy for smartphones. But what about those devices in-between? Here are some tips and trips for managing the security of iPads and similar devices
VPN An Oft-Forgotten Attack Vector
News  |  12/13/2011
Remote VPN connections are not necessarily as secure as you’d think -- how enterprises can get infected by far-flung users via their SSL VPNs
Android The No. 1 Mobile Device In Enterprises
Quick Hits  |  12/13/2011
New Zscaler research shows Google's Android traffic on top -- but at what security cost?
2012 Compliance Checklist
News  |  12/5/2011
Security professionals need to consider these best practices and new compliance requirements as they ring in a new year
More Vendors Reacting Poorly To Disclosure
News  |  12/1/2011
From Charlie Miller's latest attack on Apple's App Store to the outing of Carrier IQ, companies seem to be taking a step back and punishing researchers who disclose vulnerabilities

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Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
Microsoft Report Details Different Forms of Cryptominers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  3/13/2018
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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.