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Content tagged with Compliance posted in June 2006
Group to Research ID Theft
News  |  6/29/2006  | 
Universities, law enforcement agencies, and vendors team to study fraud and identity theft
Fraud Monitoring Appliance on Tap
News  |  6/26/2006  | 
Cydelity appliance gives banks a detailed look at suspicious account activity
Data Losses Hit Four More
News  |  6/22/2006  | 
The list of big-name organizations reporting security breaches just keeps growing
Thieves Nab AIG Customer Records
News  |  6/19/2006  | 
AIG is informing customers this week about the theft of a server containing personal data on about 970,000 customers
DC Workers' Personal Data Stolen
News  |  6/19/2006  | 
An unprotected laptop containing names, Social Security numbers, and other data on 13,000 District of Columbia employees was stolen last week
Social Engineering Gets Smarter
News  |  6/16/2006  | 
Good old-fashioned schmooze still the best way to get information and access, particularly if the target works in IT
Desktop Ports: Leakage or Lockdown
News  |  6/14/2006  | 
Enterprises struggle to enforce security policies on thumb drives and other portable storage media
RSA to Access Mid-Sized Businesses
News  |  6/12/2006  | 
RSA's new Access Manager 6.0 is aimed at organizations under the compliance microscope
Microsoft Moves Security to 'Forefront'
News  |  6/12/2006  | 
Microsoft gives its security wares a bold new name and rolls out a new security gateway at Tech Ed 2006
Microsoft Serves Up Security Services
News  |  6/6/2006  | 
Live Labs services hit developer hot buttons like authentication and peer-to-peer apps
Lancope Digs Into User Behavior
News  |  6/5/2006  | 
New user identity tracking capabilities will open up new security troubleshooting opportunities, vendor says
Security Spending Shifts
News  |  6/2/2006  | 
Merrill Lynch survey: Security spending up, overall IT spending down amid broader economic concerns
Securify Pinpoints Insider Threats
News  |  6/1/2006  | 
New tool tracks end user behavior in real time, helping IT spot potential trouble


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CVE-2018-6705
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.
CVE-2018-15717
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 stores user passwords as base64 encoded MD5 hashes.
CVE-2018-15718
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 transmits the entire user database over the network when a remote unathenticated user accesses the command prompt. This allows the attacker to gain access to usernames, password hashes, privilege levels, and more.
CVE-2018-15719
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 installs a mysql database and uses the default credentials of "root" with a blank password. This allows anyone on the network with access to the server to access all database information.
CVE-2018-6704
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.