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Content tagged with Compliance posted in May 2008
Comcast Outage Traced to Teenage Hackers
News  |  5/30/2008  | 
DNS attack left service provider down for five hours
Man Arraigned for Setting Up 58,000 Brokerage Accounts
Quick Hits  |  5/30/2008  | 
Comic book and cartoon characters got their own portfolios
Societe Generale Offers Findings on Breach Investigation
News  |  5/28/2008  | 
Trader's creativity, lack of proper controls combined to create perfect storm that lost the company $7 billion
New SQL Injection Attacks Exploit Adobe Flash Flaw
News  |  5/28/2008  | 
And it's not just online gamers who are at risk
Tech Insight: Debian Linux Flaw Threatens SSL Encryption
News  |  5/23/2008  | 
Vulnerability in Debian OpenSSL could allow attackers to decrypt 'secure' Web sessions
Passport to the Web
News  |  5/23/2008  | 
Our system for authenticating international travelers' identities is solid. Why can't we create a similar process online?
Hospital Security Programs Ailing, Study Says
News  |  5/20/2008  | 
Patient data at risk due to lack of attention to policies, regulations
Permanent Denial-of-Service Attack Sabotages Hardware
News  |  5/19/2008  | 
Researcher to demonstrate a permanent denial-of-service (PDOS) attack that remotely wipes out hardware via flash firmware updates
Cisco Alums Launch Security Startup
Quick Hits  |  5/19/2008  | 
Rohati Systems's security appliance uses network-based entitlement control
Can You Pass This Privacy Quiz?
News  |  5/16/2008  | 
Most Californians couldn't, according to newly released research
Hackers Sniff Their Way Into Data From Restaurant Chain
News  |  5/14/2008  | 
Thieves collected 5,000 credit cards - and hundreds of thousands of dollars - from 11 Dave & Buster's locations
Check Point Offers Consumers 'New Level' of Security
News  |  5/13/2008  | 
'Browser virtualization' sandboxes OS, constitutes new category of products, firewall giant says
Tech Insight: Finding & Prioritizing Web Application Vulnerabilities
News  |  5/9/2008  | 
Web app flaws are rapidly becoming the most serious threat to your data. Do you know how to identify them - and which ones to fix first?
Ex-Feds Start Up ID Theft Protection Service
News  |  5/7/2008  | 
iSekurity promises to find out who stole your identity - or pay you $11,000
New Trojan Masquerades as Free MP3 Player
Quick Hits  |  5/7/2008  | 
More than 500,000 users have detected new threat
DR's 10 Most Popular Stories Ever (Second Edition)
News  |  5/2/2008  | 
A look at the top stories from our first two years, including coolest hacks, biggest botnets, and a thumb drive exploit that readers just can't put down
Study: What Happens in Vegas Might Not Stay in Vegas
Quick Hits  |  5/1/2008  | 
Wireless penetration test shows hotels, casinos don't adequately protect their WiFi networks

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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.