News & Commentary

Content tagged with Compliance posted in April 2007
Telcos at Risk of Web Bugs
News  |  4/27/2007
Service providers face security learning curve as they roll out next-generation Web services
Retailers Still Lag in PCI Compliance
News  |  4/17/2007
Despite recent data breaches, more than half still have not implemented guidelines for protecting credit card data
SCADA State of Denial
News  |  4/16/2007
More bugs and security tools for process control industry - but it's more a mindset than a technology problem
Loan Companies Abusing Student Database
News  |  4/16/2007
Financial companies accused of unauthorized mining of National Student Loan Data System
Electoral Subtext
News  |  4/16/2007
Whether you're monitoring the voting process or the status of your most valued server, you better have a Plan B
Study: Browser Warnings Don't Work
News  |  4/13/2007
Despite lock-and-key icons and pop-up alerts, banking users just keep on loggin' on, Harvard/MIT researchers say
10 Hot Security Startups
News  |  4/12/2007
Want to know who's on the cutting edge of security technology? Take a look at these 10 newcomers
Feds Under Fire Over Security
News  |  4/12/2007
Agencies get C- on security report card; FTC criticized for low number of spam, spyware convictions
Security Enforcement, The Cooperative Way
News  |  4/11/2007
Aventail pushes envelope on cooperative policy enforcement, will add interfaces to SSL VPN gateways this year
RFID Under Attack Again
News  |  4/9/2007
RFID hacking isn't rocket science, but the risk depends on proper use, deployment
Whirlpool Spins New Address Scheme
News  |  4/6/2007
New DNS address management tools help appliance maker wash away previous security woes
Hacking Bluetooth With a USB Stick
News  |  4/5/2007
European researchers have built a Bluetooth sniffer on a $30 USB dongle
Audit Uncovers IRS Security Flaws
News  |  4/4/2007
Tax agency not doing enough to protect taxpayer data on laptops, PCs, according to Treasury report
Dude, Where's Your PC?
News  |  4/2/2007
Audit exposes lost computers at counterintelligence agency, need for better inventory management

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
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
How to Cope with the IT Security Skills Shortage
Most enterprises don't have all the in-house skills they need to meet the rising threat from online attackers. Here are some tips on ways to beat the shortage.
Flash Poll
[Strategic Security Report] Navigating the Threat Intelligence Maze
[Strategic Security Report] Navigating the Threat Intelligence Maze
Most enterprises are using threat intel services, but many are still figuring out how to use the data they're collecting. In this Dark Reading survey we give you a look at what they're doing today - and where they hope to go.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
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.