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Content tagged with Compliance posted in March 2010
What Your Users Don't Know About Vulnerabilities Can Hurt You
News  |  3/19/2010  | 
Security strategies that rely on end user knowledge and action can be risky, experts say
End Users Buck Security Advice For Economic Reasons
News  |  3/18/2010  | 
Without proof that strong passwords and Website certificates actually keep them safe, it's no wonder end users ignore security advice, says Microsoft Research expert, others
New Free Service Filters Twitter Spam
News  |  3/17/2010  | 
Spamdetector sniffs out spammer accounts, which Twitter then deletes
Ford Motor Rolls Out New Security Features To Prevent Car-Hacking
News  |  3/8/2010  | 
Automaker enhances security for new lines of WiFi-enabled vehicles
Product Watch: Gemalto Rolls Out Secure Online Banking On A Stick
News  |  3/8/2010  | 
USB thumb drive helps protect against man-in-the middle attacks
Smartphone Weather App Builds A Mobile Botnet
News  |  3/5/2010  | 
Researchers dupe thousands of jailbroken iPhone, Android users into downloading app
Tool Automates Targeted Attacks On Social Network Users
News  |  3/4/2010  | 
Core Security Labs researcher releases code for spear phishing attacks on Twitter
Another Botnet Gets Dismantled, But This Time With Arrests
News  |  3/3/2010  | 
Massive Mariposa botnet is the latest criminal network to fall as researchers and law enforcement start to work more closely, aggressively
New Cisco Architecture Attempts To Redefine Access
News  |  3/2/2010  | 
'Secure Borderless Networks' promises easy, secure access from anywhere at any time


Florida Town Pays $600K to Ransomware Operators
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  6/20/2019
Pledges to Not Pay Ransomware Hit Reality
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  6/21/2019
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CVE-2019-12949
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-25
In pfSense 2.4.4-p2 and 2.4.4-p3, if it is possible to trick an authenticated administrator into clicking on a button on a phishing page, an attacker can leverage XSS to upload arbitrary executable code, via diag_command.php and rrd_fetch_json.php (timePeriod parameter), to a server. Then, the remot...
CVE-2019-12957
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-25
In Xpdf 4.01.01, a buffer over-read could be triggered in FoFiType1C::convertToType1 in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc when the index number is larger than the charset array bounds. It can, for example, be triggered by sending a crafted PDF document to the pdftops tool. It allows an attacker to use a crafted pd...
CVE-2019-12958
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-25
In Xpdf 4.01.01, a heap-based buffer over-read could be triggered in FoFiType1C::convertToType0 in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc when it is trying to access the second privateDicts array element, because the privateDicts array has only one element allocated.
CVE-2019-12951
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-24
An issue was discovered in Mongoose before 6.15. The parse_mqtt() function in mg_mqtt.c has a critical heap-based buffer overflow.
CVE-2019-10689
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-24
VVX products using UCS software version 5.9.2 and earlier with Better Together over Ethernet Connector (BToE) application version 3.9.1 and earlier provides insufficient authentication between the BToE application and the BToE component, resulting in leakage of sensitive information.