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Content tagged with Compliance posted in February 2014
Compliance Is Not Hard
Commentary  |  2/26/2014  | 
Compliance requires a new set of healthy habits and the self-discipline to make those habits stick
Microsoft Beefs Up EMET
Quick Hits  |  2/25/2014  | 
Early release of anti-exploit tool shuts down bypass methods created by Bromium Labs
FIDO Alliance Publishes Authentication Standards; First Products Unveiled
Quick Hits  |  2/17/2014  | 
FIDO Alliance issues specs for "authentication plumbing;" Nok Nok ships first implementation
The Mysterious Appearance Of An Anti-Theft Application
Quick Hits  |  2/13/2014  | 
Kaspersky Lab researchers discover on their machines Absolute Software Computrace anti-theft application -- but they had not installed it
Locking Down E-Mail With Security Services
News  |  2/12/2014  | 
Companies are increasingly looking to the cloud for services to encrypt, back up, and archive their e-mail to protect from accidental leakage and intentional disruption
Javelin Study: A New Identity Fraud Victim Every Two Seconds
Quick Hits  |  2/6/2014  | 
Javelin report says identity fraud increased to 13.1 million victims in 2013
NAC Comes Back
News  |  2/5/2014  | 
BYOD and advanced malware help resuscitate network access control

The Case for Integrating Physical Security & Cybersecurity
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
A Look at Cybercrime's Banal Nature
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
City of Atlanta Hit with Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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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.