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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


Microsoft, Mastercard Aim to Change Identity Management
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/3/2018
Windows 10 Security Questions Prove Easy for Attackers to Exploit
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
Starwood Breach Reaction Focuses on 4-Year Dwell
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
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PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
Apereo Bedework bw-webdav before 4.0.3 allows XXE attacks, as demonstrated by an invite-reply document that reads a local file, related to webdav/servlet/common/MethodBase.java and webdav/servlet/common/PostRequestPars.java.
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In Libav 12.3, there is a floating point exception in the range_decode_culshift function (called from range_decode_bits) in libavcodec/apedec.c that will lead to remote denial of service via crafted input.
CVE-2018-20002
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
The _bfd_generic_read_minisymbols function in syms.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31, has a memory leak via a crafted ELF file, leading to a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by nm.
CVE-2018-19991
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
VeryNginx 0.3.3 allows remote attackers to bypass the Web Application Firewall feature because there is no error handler (for get_uri_args or get_post_args) to block the API misuse described in CVE-2018-9230.
CVE-2018-19653
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-09
HashiCorp Consul 0.5.1 through 1.4.0 can use cleartext agent-to-agent RPC communication because the verify_outgoing setting is improperly documented. NOTE: the vendor has provided reconfiguration steps that do not require a software upgrade.