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Content tagged with Compliance posted in April 2012
Trustworthy Internet Movement Builds SSL 'Avengers'
Quick Hits  |  4/30/2012  | 
Industry's top names in SSL development agree to join task force
Microsoft: Conficker Worm Remains 'Ongoing' Threat
News  |  4/25/2012  | 
Three-year-old 'dead' Windows worm infection is still spreading -- mainly via weak or stolen passwords, new Microsoft report says
Compliance Policy Development Do's And Don'ts
News  |  4/23/2012  | 
Policies are the keystone to good GRC, but many organizations don't write them well
You Need Help, Not An Accomplice
Commentary  |  4/20/2012  | 
Compliance is about being better and not just proving you are right
Your Compliance Is Decaying Every Day
Commentary  |  4/16/2012  | 
As soon as you train your colleagues about compliance, noncompliance is back in charge
Be Ready To Clean Up That Mess
Commentary  |  4/11/2012  | 
Compliant systems do more than prevent problems -- they help solve problems that happen
Are Today's Risk Management Frameworks Antiquated?
News  |  4/10/2012  | 
Five ways ISACA is updating its compliance framework, COBIT, to keep up with business and risk demands
Big Mac Botnet Mostly Made Up Of U.S. Machines
Quick Hits  |  4/6/2012  | 
Major 'wake-up call' for Mac users as Apple OS X Java flaw exploit spreads
Phishers Use Web Analytics To Gauge Success
Quick Hits  |  4/5/2012  | 
Attacker targeting South American bank gathered statistics on what worked and what didn't in major phishing campaign, RSA says
How To Prevent Data Leaks From Happening To Your Organization
News  |  4/5/2012  | 
Data can find its way out through accidents or malice. Here are some tips for keeping your essential information from walking out the door.

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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.