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Content tagged with Compliance posted in April 2008
Large Businesses Wrestle With Web 2.0
News  |  4/30/2008  | 
New capabilities turn security policies and practices on end, panelists say
Software Lets Enterprises Encrypt, Restrict Use of CD/DVD Media
Quick Hits  |  4/30/2008  | 
New technology from Lumension encrypts data on CDs, prevents reading and writing without network authorization
Webroot to Launch Enterprise Web Filtering Service
News  |  4/29/2008  | 
Content filtering will be marketed alongside email management service
Wireless Vulnerabilities Present Enterprise-Wide Threats, Expert Says
News  |  4/28/2008  | 
Wireless is the greatest threat to corporate networks since the emergence of the Internet, AirPatrol CEO says
'Long-Term' Phishing Attack Underway
News  |  4/28/2008  | 
New phishing exploit doesn't bother asking for passwords, and its stealthy malware hides out on victim's machine
Societe Generale Goat Gets IT Consulting Job
Quick Hits  |  4/28/2008  | 
Man who singlehandedly cost financial services firm more than $7B is now giving advice
Exostar Set to Launch Federated Identity Service for Aerospace
News  |  4/25/2008  | 
Service vets and authenticates customers and trading partners for its members
Men More Likely Than Women to Fall for Internet Fraud
Quick Hits  |  4/25/2008  | 
Guys lose $1.67 to every $1 lost by gals, ICCC says
Securing the Internet's DNS
News  |  4/24/2008  | 
Internet's .arpa, .org, and .uk domains soon to adopt DNSSEC
Companies May Be Held Liable for Deals With Terrorists, ID Thieves
News  |  4/23/2008  | 
New and little-known regulations could mean fines, or even jail time, for companies that do business with bad guys
eBay Turns Up the Heat on Fraudsters
Quick Hits  |  4/22/2008  | 
Special cookies will help online marketplace separate legitimate sellers from identity thieves
New Tool Lets Enterprises Manage Security on Multiple Linux Servers
News  |  4/21/2008  | 
Trusted Computer Solutions readies software that can 'lock down' servers running Red Hat, CentOS, or Oracle Enterprise Linux
Server Theft Exposes Data on 700,000 Consumers
Quick Hits  |  4/21/2008  | 
Break-in at debt collection company puts Indiana citizens' personal information at risk
2008 Could Be Record Year for Breaches
Quick Hits  |  4/18/2008  | 
More than 8 million Americans' data has been exposed so far this year, first-quarter study says
Customers Ticked Off Over Breach Notification
Quick Hits  |  4/17/2008  | 
Majority of customers have had their data exposed more than once, study says
Security, IT Operations, Compliance & Privacy Converge in Data Center
News  |  4/17/2008  | 
Formerly disconnected disciplines find themselves working together
Women Are Four Times More Likely to Give Up Passwords for Chocolate
Quick Hits  |  4/16/2008  | 
But overall willingness to give up passwords has dropped sharply since 2007, study finds
Wireless Security Gets Boost From New Round of Products
News  |  4/16/2008  | 
Wireless isn't the problem child it used to be, but authentication and management still challenge enterprises
PayPal Outlines Strategy to Slow Phishing
News  |  4/15/2008  | 
Web's biggest phishing target published multi-layered plan to reduce delivery of fake emails and warn users of phishing sites
RSA: Hashing Out Encryption
News  |  4/14/2008  | 
Vendors at RSA 2008 rolled out tools that make encryption easier to use and manage
New York Hospital Worker Arrested for Stealing 50,000 Patient Records
Quick Hits  |  4/14/2008  | 
Theft was discovered by police, not hospital IT staff
NAC Market Retrenches at RSA
News  |  4/9/2008  | 
Vendors try the appliance approach, scaling back from larger vision of enterprise-wide deployments with hundreds of end points
DHS Chief Says Current Defenses 'Insufficient' to Handle Evolving Threats
News  |  4/8/2008  | 
Homeland Security secretary Michael Chertoff says federal government and industry need to do more
Coviello: Security's a Drag on Business
News  |  4/8/2008  | 
RSA exec says more than 80% of businesses have shied away from innovation due to security concerns
Cisco, RSA Partner to Secure Data in Motion, at Rest
News  |  4/7/2008  | 
Partnership leverages data loss prevention framework unveiled by RSA last week
'Digital Trust Barometer' Is Falling
Quick Hits  |  4/7/2008  | 
More than a fifth of users have already fallen victim to online fraud
KeyCorp Unlocks Method for Extending Single Sign-on
News  |  4/4/2008  | 
Financial services firm looks to stretch SSO to business partners
Next-Gen Crypto Method Will Help Secure Mobile Apps
News  |  4/3/2008  | 
Certicom will demo new Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC)-based mobile ticketing, RFID tag technologies at the RSA conference
Enterprise Networks Rife With Unauthorized Apps, Study Says
News  |  4/3/2008  | 
Employees use variety of tactics to circumvent IT policies and misuse the corporate network
RSA Takes Suite Approach to Data Leak Prevention
News  |  4/2/2008  | 
Next-gen technology can inspect data, classify it, and apply policies on how to secure it


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CVE-2014-9720
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Tornado before 3.2.2 sends arbitrary responses that contain a fixed CSRF token and may be sent with HTTP compression, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct a BREACH attack and determine this token via a series of crafted requests.
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audio/AudioPolicyManagerBase.cpp in Android before 5.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (audio_policy application outage) via a crafted application that provides a NULL device address.
CVE-2015-1530
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-24
media/libmedia/IAudioPolicyService.cpp in Android before 5.1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code with media_server privileges or cause a denial of service (integer overflow) via a crafted application that provides an invalid array size.
CVE-2015-2688
PUBLISHED: 2020-01-24
buf_pullup in Tor before 0.2.4.26 and 0.2.5.x before 0.2.5.11 does not properly handle unexpected arrival times of buffers with invalid layouts, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via crafted packets.
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Tor before 0.2.4.26 and 0.2.5.x before 0.2.5.11 does not properly handle pending-connection resolve states during periods of high DNS load, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via crafted packets.