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Content tagged with Compliance posted in May 2009
Members Of Legendary '90s Hacker Group Relaunch Password-Cracking Tool
Quick Hits  |  5/28/2009  | 
L0phtCrack is back: Former members of L0pht Heavy Industries retool their tool after buying it back from Symantec
Study: 'Secret Security Questions' Can Be Guessed By Insiders
Quick Hits  |  5/21/2009  | 
Ability to guess the answers to second-level security questions goes up significantly if the guesser knows the account holder, study says
Pirated Windows 7 OS Comes With Trojan, Builds A Botnet
News  |  5/12/2009  | 
At its peak, the Trojan-infested counterfeit version of Microsoft's prerelease version of Windows 7 was infecting more than 200 PCs an hour
SMBs Often Hit Hardest By Botnets
News  |  5/6/2009  | 
Bot infections, spam can be 'silent killer' for SMBs due to drain on email servers, network resources
Researchers Take Over Dangerous Botnet
News  |  5/4/2009  | 
Computer scientists at the University of California-Santa Barbara expose details of infamous botnet known for stealing financial data after temporarily wresting control of it

The Case for Integrating Physical Security & Cybersecurity
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
A Look at Cybercrime's Banal Nature
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
City of Atlanta Hit with Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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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.