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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

Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
The Case for Integrating Physical Security & Cybersecurity
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
Cybercriminals Launder Up to $200B in Profit Per Year
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  3/19/2018
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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.