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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


Stop Defending Everything
Kevin Kurzawa, Senior Information Security Auditor,  2/12/2020
Small Business Security: 5 Tips on How and Where to Start
Mike Puglia, Chief Strategy Officer at Kaseya,  2/13/2020
5 Common Errors That Allow Attackers to Go Undetected
Matt Middleton-Leal, General Manager and Chief Security Strategist, Netwrix,  2/12/2020
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CVE-2019-20477
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
PyYAML 5.1 through 5.1.2 has insufficient restrictions on the load and load_all functions because of a class deserialization issue, e.g., Popen is a class in the subprocess module. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2017-18342.
CVE-2019-20478
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
In ruamel.yaml through 0.16.7, the load method allows remote code execution if the application calls this method with an untrusted argument. In other words, this issue affects developers who are unaware of the need to use methods such as safe_load in these use cases.
CVE-2011-2054
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
A vulnerability in the Cisco ASA that could allow a remote attacker to successfully authenticate using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client if the Secondary Authentication type is LDAP and the password is left blank, providing the primary credentials are correct. The vulnerabilities is due to improper in...
CVE-2015-0749
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
A vulnerability in Cisco Unified Communications Manager could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on the affected software. The vulnerabilities is due to improper input validation of certain parameters passed to the affected software. An attacker ...
CVE-2015-9543
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
An issue was discovered in OpenStack Nova before 18.2.4, 19.x before 19.1.0, and 20.x before 20.1.0. It can leak consoleauth tokens into log files. An attacker with read access to the service's logs may obtain tokens used for console access. All Nova setups using novncproxy are affected. This is rel...