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Content tagged with Compliance posted in February 2008
Stolen FTP Credentials Offered for Sale: Major Firms at Risk
News  |  2/27/2008  | 
Nearly 9,000 stolen FTP server admin credentials offered with an automated crimeware kit, Finjan says
Agencies Fall Short on Protecting User Data
News  |  2/25/2008  | 
Government Accountability Office says many agencies still haven't met guidelines
'Gecko' Penetrates Building Access Systems
News  |  2/22/2008  | 
Black Hat researcher builds device that lets intruders steal and clone legitimate credentials from biometric and contactless card-based systems
At Del Monte, New Apps Open a Can of Worms for Remote Access
News  |  2/22/2008  | 
Package of Cisco products helps food giant resolve security conundrum
'Live' VMs at Risk While in Transit
News  |  2/21/2008  | 
Black Hat researcher demonstrates how an attacker could gain control of a hypervisor when a VM is moved from one machine to another
Canadian Police Bust Huge Botnet Ring
News  |  2/21/2008  | 
Botnet enslaved a million PCs in 100 countries, authorities say
Black Hat Researcher Hacks Credit Cards
News  |  2/20/2008  | 
Newly released tool grabs credit card account ID data off magnetic strips, RFID chips
Feds Wrestle With Security Threats
News  |  2/20/2008  | 
In Black Hat DC keynote, current and former government officials discuss emerging Internet threats
Harvard Site Hacked, Posted to BitTorrent
News  |  2/19/2008  | 
Site is brought down, sensitive data posted on Web
Ten Myths About Identity Fraud
News  |  2/12/2008  | 
Think ID fraud is running amok over the Internet? Are online credit card thieves your worst fear? Here's a dose of reality that may change your mind
Identity Management Ready to Skyrocket
News  |  2/8/2008  | 
Identity and access management market to hit $12.3B by 2014, new report says
Antivirus Inventor: Security Departments Are Wasting Their Time
News  |  2/6/2008  | 
About a third of current security practices are useless, according to ICSA chief scientist and Verizon exec
New Authentication Scheme Combats Keyloggers, Shoulder-Hacking
News  |  2/5/2008  | 
Carnegie Mellon University researchers' prototype keeps attackers in the dark during authentication
FBI Eyes Multi-Billion Dollar Biometrics Database
Quick Hits  |  2/5/2008  | 
Palm prints, iris scans, and facial-recognition data concerns privacy advocates
Too Much Access
News  |  2/4/2008  | 
New study shows that most companies still haven't solved the access governance problem - and their data may be at risk
Remote Workers Still Living Dangerously, Cisco Study Says
News  |  2/4/2008  | 
False sense of security leads many users to break company policies
Email Authentication Reaches 'Tipping Point'
News  |  2/1/2008  | 
Authentication and Online Trust Alliance report says 55 percent of emails are authenticated

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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.