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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


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CVE-2020-24847
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
A Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability is identified in FruityWifi through 2.4. Due to a lack of CSRF protection in page_config_adv.php, an unauthenticated attacker can lure the victim to visit his website by social engineering or another attack vector. Due to this issue, an unauthenticat...
CVE-2020-24848
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
FruityWifi through 2.4 has an unsafe Sudo configuration [(ALL : ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL]. This allows an attacker to perform a system-level (root) local privilege escalation, allowing an attacker to gain complete persistent access to the local system.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in the ShadowPlay component which may lead to local privilege escalation, code execution, denial of service or information disclosure.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
An arbitrary command execution vulnerability exists in the fopen() function of file writes of UCMS v1.4.8, where an attacker can gain access to the server.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper NodeJS Web Server in which an uncontrolled search path is used to load a node module, which may lead to code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure.