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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


Commentary
Ransomware Is Not the Problem
Adam Shostack, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Technologist, Game Designer,  6/9/2021
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How Can I Test the Security of My Home-Office Employees' Routers?
John Bock, Senior Research Scientist,  6/7/2021
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New Ransomware Group Claiming Connection to REvil Gang Surfaces
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  6/10/2021
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CVE-2021-21257
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for internet of things devices. The RPL-Classic and RPL-Lite implementations in the Contiki-NG operating system versions prior to 4.6 do not validate the address pointer in the RPL source routing header This makes it possible for an attac...
CVE-2021-21279
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for internet of things devices. In verions prior to 4.6, an attacker can perform a denial-of-service attack by triggering an infinite loop in the processing of IPv6 neighbor solicitation (NS) messages. This type of attack can effectively ...
CVE-2021-21280
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for internet of things devices. It is possible to cause an out-of-bounds write in versions of Contiki-NG prior to 4.6 when transmitting a 6LoWPAN packet with a chain of extension headers. Unfortunately, the written header is not checked t...
CVE-2021-21281
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for internet of things devices. A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Contiki-NG versions prior to 4.6. After establishing a TCP socket using the tcp-socket library, it is possible for the remote end to send a packet with a data offse...
CVE-2021-21410
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-18
Contiki-NG is an open-source, cross-platform operating system for Next-Generation IoT devices. An out-of-bounds read can be triggered by 6LoWPAN packets sent to devices running Contiki-NG 4.6 and prior. The IPv6 header decompression function (<code>uncompress_hdr_iphc</code>) does not pe...