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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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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.