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Content tagged with Compliance posted in March 2012
Lesson From Pwn2Own: Focus On Exploitability
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
Talented programmers can create attack code quickly, suggesting that firms need to focus on patching easily exploitable -- not just exploited -- flaws
Someone Left The Keys In Your Compliance System
Commentary  |  3/29/2012  | 
Information security is at the mercy of your entire staff's habits
Deja Vu: Reincarnated Botnet Struck Down
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab, CrowdStrike, and Dell SecureWorks intercept bots from infamous spamming botnet -- but this time without the help of Microsoft and its legal team
FTP Ubiquitous And Dangerously Noncompliant
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
Its ease of use and prevalence notwithstanding, old-fashioned FTP introduces compliance and security risks
Microsoft, Financial Partners Seize Servers Used In Zeus Botnets
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
Most Zeus operations still untouched, but a noticeable dip in Zeus botnet activity spotted by one botnet-monitoring organization
Technology Cannot Solve All Your People Problems
Commentary  |  3/22/2012  | 
Too many in business assume compliance is primarily a technology issue
Tech Insight: Getting A Handle On BYOD -- And Jailbroken Phones
News  |  3/16/2012  | 
Rolling out a mobile device management (MDM) solution is one option, but just how much control should you impose?
What's Next For Certificate Technology?
Quick Hits  |  3/16/2012  | 
The recent rash of breaches among certificate authorities has left a bad taste in enterprises' mouths. What's wrong with the technology, and how is it changing?
Nobody Cares About HIPAA
Commentary  |  3/15/2012  | 
Compliance in many organizations is seen as only a costly inconvenience
Malicious Proxies May Become Standard Fare
News  |  3/13/2012  | 
DNSChanger shows that funneling infected network traffic to central servers can enable massive fraud, but the technique has significant weaknesses, as well
Keeping Compliance Costs Down With Data Classification
News  |  3/12/2012  | 
Know what data is where to reduce compliance burden
Cloud Brokers Seek To Simplify, Secure Services
News  |  3/12/2012  | 
An original aim of the cloud was to simplify corporate infrastructure, but having a multitude of services has made networks complex and hard to manage. Can adding a third party make the cloud more secure?
Six Things Management Needs To Better Understand About Compliance
Commentary  |  3/8/2012  | 
It may be boring or scary to management, but compliance is ultimately their burden to bear
Don't Let Data Drive Your Compliance Efforts
News  |  3/5/2012  | 
Compliance continues to be a driver for many security programs, but not necessarily for the right reason, says former NSA analyst and current Accuvant GRC guru Doug Landoll in an interview at the RSA Conference
Chrome Shines Bright In Controversial Security Fight
News  |  3/2/2012  | 
The major browsers have all made solid strides in security in the past few years, but Chrome's sandbox makes Google's browser a harder target, researchers say

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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 ...

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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).

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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...

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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.

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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.