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Content tagged with Compliance posted in February 2011
Report: Social Networks Are The New Platform For Communications -- And Malware
Quick Hits  |  2/23/2011  | 
Email, IM fall lower on the list; malware authors take note and respond accordingly, Blue Coat says
Busting DLP Myths
News  |  2/17/2011  | 
Misinformation has stopped many organizations that could have been helped by the technology from moving forward with implementations
Microsoft Exec Talks Up Healthcare For User Machines
Quick Hits  |  2/16/2011  | 
'Collective defense' approach could use certificates of machine health, but some experts say it won't solve the problem
New 'Boy In The Browser' Attacks On The Rise
News  |  2/14/2011  | 
Researchers at Imperva identify proxy Trojan attack targeting banks, retailers, and Google that's a less-sophisticated knock-off of 'man-in-the-browser'
Google Introduces Two-Factor Authentication Option
Quick Hits  |  2/11/2011  | 
Users can now generate a second, one-time password for Gmail and other accounts using a mobile phone
Forty Percent Of Users Curse PCs, But Only 3 Percent Smash Them
Quick Hits  |  2/7/2011  | 
Most users have at least wished for bad things to happen to their machines, Avira study says
Product Watch: AppRiver's SecureSurf Simplifies Malware Protection And Web Filtering
News  |  2/4/2011  | 
New service offers combination of DNS and proxy technology for Web filtering
Verisign Selected To Operate .gov Domain Name Registry
News  |  2/3/2011  | 
Company also will support the implementation of DNS Security Extensions

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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.