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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


Overcoming the Challenge of Shorter Certificate Lifespans
Mike Cooper, Founder & CEO of Revocent,  10/15/2020
7 Tips for Choosing Security Metrics That Matter
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer,  10/19/2020
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CVE-2020-27605
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
BigBlueButton through 2.2.8 uses Ghostscript for processing of uploaded EPS documents, and consequently may be subject to attacks related to a "schwache Sandbox."
CVE-2020-27606
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
BigBlueButton before 2.2.8 (or earlier) does not set the secure flag for the session cookie in an https session, which makes it easier for remote attackers to capture this cookie by intercepting its transmission within an http session.
CVE-2020-27607
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
In BigBlueButton before 2.2.8 (or earlier), the client-side Mute button only signifies that the server should stop accepting audio data from the client. It does not directly configure the client to stop sending audio data to the server, and thus a modified server could store the audio data and/or tr...
CVE-2020-27608
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
In BigBlueButton before 2.2.8 (or earlier), uploaded presentations are sent to clients without a Content-Type header, which allows XSS, as demonstrated by a .png file extension for an HTML document.
CVE-2020-27609
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-21
BigBlueButton through 2.2.8 records a video meeting despite the deactivation of video recording in the user interface. This may result in data storage beyond what is authorized for a specific meeting topic or participant.