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Content tagged with Compliance posted in June 2008
Survey: Unstructured Data a Security Nightmare
Quick Hits  |  6/30/2008  | 
New Ponemon Institute report finds organizations don't have a grip on access to data on file servers, network-attached storage
TV Guide/Comcast Joint Venture Gets NAC
News  |  6/27/2008  | 
GuideWorks adds mobile, visiting users to its network with TippingPoint appliance
Google, Microsoft Back Security & Privacy Framework for Online Health Data
Quick Hits  |  6/25/2008  | 
The Common Framework for Networked Personal Health Information defines best practices for protecting patient data for online access
Microsoft, Novell, Oracle, PayPal, Others Launch New Digital ID Forum
Quick Hits  |  6/23/2008  | 
Nonprofit Information Card Forum established to unite various industry efforts for building online information identities to replace the username/password model
Filling Out Forms: Still a Dangerous Game
News  |  6/20/2008  | 
Despite upgrades and fixes, most browsers are still vulnerable to attacks via Web forms, researcher says
New Worm Spawns More Than 8M Spam Messages
Quick Hits  |  6/20/2008  | 
Fake news come-ons lead to infected porn site
ID Protection Startup Prepares Commercial Push
News  |  6/19/2008  | 
After completing identity theft study and numerous breach response engagements, Debix says it's good to go
Stolen Healthcare, Airline Credentials Found on Servers
News  |  6/18/2008  | 
Researchers at Finjan say cybercriminals are looking beyond stolen credit card accounts
GAO: There Ought to Be a Law
Quick Hits  |  6/18/2008  | 
Government's ability to extract and manipulate personal data is too broad, watchdog agency says
Could a Smartphone Solve the Notebook Security Problem?
News  |  6/18/2008  | 
Maybe instead of looking at them as a new problem, we should consider smartphones as a potential security solution
Verizon Study Links External Hacks to Internal Mistakes
News  |  6/12/2008  | 
Most breaches come from outside the company, but they are often triggered by unfound errors on the inside
Cybercrime Outranks Other Crimes on Europeans' Worry List
Quick Hits  |  6/11/2008  | 
Almost half of German PC users believe they will eventually fall victim
Mind-Reading: The Next Great Privacy Debate?
Quick Hits  |  6/9/2008  | 
New MRI technology lets doctors see images in your mind - now there's a scary thought
New Virus Lets Attackers Hold Data for Ransom
Quick Hits  |  6/6/2008  | 
Gpcode variant encrypts many file types with strong key; attackers ask for a bounty to decrypt
Gartner Details Real-Time 'Adaptive' Security Infrastructure
News  |  6/3/2008  | 
Future security model addresses arrival of multiple perimeters, mobile users
Army Hospital Breach May Be Result of P2P Leak
News  |  6/3/2008  | 
Data loss at Walter Reed exposed personal information on 1,000 soldiers
At Gartner Summit, Experts Question Security's Future
News  |  6/2/2008  | 
Analysts, sci-fi authors challenge security pros to rethink the status quo


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CVE-2020-15105
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
Django Two-Factor Authentication before 1.12, stores the user's password in clear text in the user session (base64-encoded). The password is stored in the session when the user submits their username and password, and is removed once they complete authentication by entering a two-factor authenticati...
CVE-2020-11061
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
In Bareos Director less than or equal to 16.2.10, 17.2.9, 18.2.8, and 19.2.7, a heap overflow allows a malicious client to corrupt the director's memory via oversized digest strings sent during initialization of a verify job. Disabling verify jobs mitigates the problem. This issue is also patched in...
CVE-2020-4042
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
Bareos before version 19.2.8 and earlier allows a malicious client to communicate with the director without knowledge of the shared secret if the director allows client initiated connection and connects to the client itself. The malicious client can replay the Bareos director's cram-md5 challenge to...
CVE-2020-11081
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
osquery before version 4.4.0 enables a priviledge escalation vulnerability. If a Window system is configured with a PATH that contains a user-writable directory then a local user may write a zlib1.dll DLL, which osquery will attempt to load. Since osquery runs with elevated privileges this enables l...
CVE-2020-6114
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-10
An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exists in the Admin Reports functionality of Glacies IceHRM v26.6.0.OS (Commit bb274de1751ffb9d09482fd2538f9950a94c510a) . A specially crafted HTTP request can cause SQL injection. An attacker can make an authenticated HTTP request to trigger this vulnerabi...