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Content tagged with Compliance posted in April 2010
Storm Worm Reappears
News  |  4/28/2010  | 
Slightly revamped version of original malware used by the infamous Storm botnet being actively spammed -- and spreading
Microsoft: Enterprises Hit Hardest By Worms; Consumers By Trojans And Adware
News  |  4/26/2010  | 
Rogue AV was the common denominator threat to all users, according to findings in the new Microsoft Security Intelligence Report
Bad Guys Take Aim At iPad Users
News  |  4/26/2010  | 
Scam involves spam e-mail messages addressed to iPad users
Crippling McAfee Virus Update Could Have Long-Term Fallout
News  |  4/22/2010  | 
McAfee says it didn't fully test errant DAT file on XP Service Pack 3; some tens of thousands of PCs reportedly hit
Why Employees Break Security Policy (And What You Can Do About It)
News  |  4/20/2010  | 
Companies that monitor network behavior say many employees still break rules in order to get their jobs done
IT Isn't Keeping Up With End Users, Study Says
Quick Hits  |  4/19/2010  | 
Most organizations unable to keep up with users' job responsibilities and access rights, Ponemon study says

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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.