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Content tagged with Compliance posted in December 2015
When RATs Become a Social Engineers Best Friend
Commentary  |  12/18/2015
Hacking humans in the banking industry through rogue help desks is becoming a significant problem.
An Ill Wynd Blowing But No Safe Harbor
Commentary  |  12/16/2015
What will state-of-the-art for cybersecurity look like in 2016? The regulatory headwinds on both sides of the Atlantic portend big changes.
How Digital Forensic Readiness Reduces Business Risk
Commentary  |  12/11/2015
These six real-world scenarios show how to turn reactive investigative capabilities into proactive, problem-solving successes.
The Power of Prevention: What SMBs Need to Know About Cybersecurity
Commentary  |  12/4/2015
There is no such thing as a company that can't afford security. But where do you start?
How CISOs Can Change The Game of Cybersecurity
Commentary  |  12/1/2015
In the modern enterprise, chief information security officers need a broad mandate over security and risk management across all operational silos, not just the datacenter.

Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
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.