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Content tagged with Compliance posted in February 2010
Microsoft, Researchers Team Up And Tear Down Major Spamming Botnet
News  |  2/25/2010  | 
Unprecedented court order helped dismantle Waledac, the second-gen iteration of the Storm botnet; here's how the undercover operation went down
FBI Investigating Web Spycam
News  |  2/24/2010  | 
As a federal investigation begins, a security researcher has uncovered evidence related to the case and provided a way to identify the surveillance software
Attack Unmasks User Behind The Browser
News  |  2/23/2010  | 
Researchers develop proof-of-concept that exploits social networking patterns to 'deanonymize' online users
Researchers: Rootkits Work Nicely On Smartphones, Thank You
News  |  2/23/2010  | 
Rootkit-based exploits could include eavesdropping, user locator, Rutgers study finds
The Top 10 Enterprise Botnets
News  |  2/17/2010  | 
A Zeus botnet was one of the most prevalent to infiltrate U.S. enterprises last year, according to new data culled from Damballa customer networks
Shell Employee Directory Leaked, Allegedly By Activist Workers
Quick Hits  |  2/12/2010  | 
Oil company acknowledges leak, but says it isn't sure current employees did the deed
New Technology Offers Secure Electronic Payment Via Mobile Phones
News  |  2/11/2010  | 
Oxford University's technology provides secure channel for making peer-to-peer and person-to-person payments
New Banking Trojan Discovered Targeting Businesses' Financial Accounts
News  |  2/9/2010  | 
Bugat Trojan spread via the Zbot/Zeus botnet, say SecureWorks researchers
China Nudges Out U.S. For Most Bot-Infected Machines
Quick Hits  |  2/9/2010  | 
More than half of all SQL injection attacks in Q4 2009 came out of China, new McAfee report says


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CVE-2018-14623
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
A SQL injection flaw was found in katello's errata-related API. An authenticated remote attacker can craft input data to force a malformed SQL query to the backend database, which will leak internal IDs. This is issue is related to an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-3072. Version 3.10 and older is vulne...
CVE-2018-18093
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
Improper file permissions in the installer for Intel VTune Amplifier 2018 Update 3 and before may allow unprivileged user to potentially gain privileged access via local access.
CVE-2018-18096
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
Improper memory handling in Intel QuickAssist Technology for Linux (all versions) may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable a denial of service via local access.
CVE-2018-18097
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
Improper directory permissions in Intel Solid State Drive Toolbox before 3.5.7 may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable escalation of privilege via local access.
CVE-2018-3704
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
Improper directory permissions in the installer for the Intel Parallel Studio before 2019 Gold may allow authenticated users to potentially enable an escalation of privilege via local access.