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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


Stop Defending Everything
Kevin Kurzawa, Senior Information Security Auditor,  2/12/2020
Small Business Security: 5 Tips on How and Where to Start
Mike Puglia, Chief Strategy Officer at Kaseya,  2/13/2020
5 Common Errors That Allow Attackers to Go Undetected
Matt Middleton-Leal, General Manager and Chief Security Strategist, Netwrix,  2/12/2020
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CVE-2019-20477
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
PyYAML 5.1 through 5.1.2 has insufficient restrictions on the load and load_all functions because of a class deserialization issue, e.g., Popen is a class in the subprocess module. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2017-18342.
CVE-2019-20478
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
In ruamel.yaml through 0.16.7, the load method allows remote code execution if the application calls this method with an untrusted argument. In other words, this issue affects developers who are unaware of the need to use methods such as safe_load in these use cases.
CVE-2011-2054
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
A vulnerability in the Cisco ASA that could allow a remote attacker to successfully authenticate using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client if the Secondary Authentication type is LDAP and the password is left blank, providing the primary credentials are correct. The vulnerabilities is due to improper in...
CVE-2015-0749
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
A vulnerability in Cisco Unified Communications Manager could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on the affected software. The vulnerabilities is due to improper input validation of certain parameters passed to the affected software. An attacker ...
CVE-2015-9543
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
An issue was discovered in OpenStack Nova before 18.2.4, 19.x before 19.1.0, and 20.x before 20.1.0. It can leak consoleauth tokens into log files. An attacker with read access to the service's logs may obtain tokens used for console access. All Nova setups using novncproxy are affected. This is rel...