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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


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CVE-2020-17489
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-11
An issue was discovered in certain configurations of GNOME gnome-shell through 3.36.4. When logging out of an account, the password box from the login dialog reappears with the password still visible. If the user had decided to have the password shown in cleartext at login time, it is then visible f...
CVE-2020-17495
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-11
django-celery-results through 1.2.1 stores task results in the database. Among the data it stores are the variables passed into the tasks. The variables may contain sensitive cleartext information that does not belong unencrypted in the database.
CVE-2020-0260
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-11
There is a possible out of bounds read due to an incorrect bounds check.Product: AndroidVersions: Android SoCAndroid ID: A-152225183
CVE-2020-16170
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-11
The Temi application 1.3.3 through 1.3.7931 for Android has hard-coded credentials.
CVE-2020-17487
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-11
radare2 4.5.0 misparses signature information in PE files, causing a segmentation fault in r_x509_parse_algorithmidentifier in libr/util/x509.c. This is due to a malformed object identifier in IMAGE_DIRECTORY_ENTRY_SECURITY.