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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-2020-11749
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-13
Pandora FMS 7.0 NG <= 746 suffers from Multiple XSS vulnerabilities in different browser views. A network administrator scanning a SNMP device can trigger a Cross Site Scripting (XSS), which can run arbitrary code to allow Remote Code Execution as root or apache2.
CVE-2020-5766
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-13
Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') in SRS Simple Hits Counter Plugin for WordPress 1.0.3 and 1.0.4 allows a remote, unauthenticated attacker to determine the value of database fields.
CVE-2020-15689
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-13
Appweb before 7.2.2 and 8.x before 8.1.0, when built with CGI support, mishandles an HTTP request with a Range header that lacks an exact range. This may result in a NULL pointer dereference and cause a denial of service.
CVE-2019-4591
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-13
IBM Maximo Asset Management 7.6.0 and 7.6.1 does not invalidate session after logout which could allow a local user to impersonate another user on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 167451.
CVE-2019-20907
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-13
In Lib/tarfile.py in Python through 3.8.3, an attacker is able to craft a TAR archive leading to an infinite loop when opened by tarfile.open, because _proc_pax lacks header validation.