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Content tagged with Compliance posted in February 2013
Sharpening Endpoint Security
News  |  2/28/2013  | 
PCI Council Offers Clarity On Cloud, Mobile Issues
News  |  2/21/2013  | 
Two new documents released by the council offer guidance on merchant responsibility for cardholder data stored in the cloud, as well as data processed through mobile point-of-sale devices
The Road To Hell Is Authenticated By Facebook
Commentary  |  2/20/2013  | 
OAuth allows us to log into many sites using familiar credentials, from Twitter, Facebook, Google or Microsoft. The main author of the original OAuth 1.0 spec says these giants took it and made OAuth 2.0 a monstrous, complex, and insecure mess that has already brought us significant vulnerabilities
Lessons Learned From A Decade Of Vulnerabilities
News  |  2/20/2013  | 
A pair of reports look at the trends in vulnerability disclosure over a decade or more. Here are four lessons from the data on more than 50,000 flaws
Good News From Google: Account Hijacking Down
Quick Hits  |  2/19/2013  | 
How Google is verifying logins, getting results
5 Overlooked Cloud-Based Compliance Dangers
Commentary  |  2/19/2013  | 
Fully understanding risks helps avoid expensive surprises later
More Intelligent Services Help Rein In Security Policies
News  |  2/15/2013  | 
From managed services to threat intelligence, companies are using security services to create better policies, as well as manage and tune existing ones
New Security Industry Alliance, Startup Company Promise Revolution In Authentication
News  |  2/13/2013  | 
Fast IDentity Online Alliance, Nok Nok Labs attack password problem with proposed standard protocol
7 Routes To Reducing The Compliance 'Tax'
News  |  2/8/2013  | 
Complying with security standards and regulations is a cost of doing business, but through smart practices that cost doesn't have to be so high
Microsoft, Symantec Team, Topple Bamital Botnet
News  |  2/7/2013  | 
More than 8 million users were infected by the now-crippled click-fraud botnet over the past two years -- but can the botnet make a comeback?
BlackBerry Works With Trend Micro To Expand Third-Party App Protection For Customers
News  |  2/4/2013  | 
Collaboration will incorporate the Trend Micro Mobile Application Reputation Service with BlackBerry’s current internal, proprietary system for analyzing applications

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Published: 2017-05-09
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.