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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


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...