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Content tagged with Compliance posted in June 2011
Up-And-Coming Botnet Uses Same Malware Kit As Defunct Mariposa
News  |  6/29/2011  | 
'Butterfly bot' kit steals financial information, but its licensing model could ultimately lead authorities to its newest botmasters
LulzSec Went After Qakbot, Mariposa Bots
News  |  6/28/2011  | 
Meanwhile, Anonymous offering bot-herding, other hacker training for its recruits via IRC, security expert says
New Chubb Service Helps Businesses Minimize Fallout From Data Breach
News  |  6/28/2011  | 
Service is available through eRisk Hub
Former College Kid's Guilty Plea To Hacking Highlights Low-Tech DB Theft
News  |  6/24/2011  | 
Defendants targeted university's databases of faculty, staff, alumni, and student information, and financial accounts with a social engineering scheme that used poisoned USBs, phishing emails
Two Fake AV Rings Busted By FBI In 'Operation Trident Tribunal'
Quick Hits  |  6/23/2011  | 
Reports out of the Ukraine appear to indicate that the Conficker worm might have been one of the vehicles for spreading the scareware
Spear Phishers Aiming At SMBs
News  |  6/22/2011  | 
Pilfered email addresses and personal information from Epsilon and Sony breaches will make attacks on SMBs even more likely
Breach Patrol: When Should Customers Be Told?
News  |  6/17/2011  | 
Speed of notifications seems to be a key question now
Russian Company Tests ATM That Can Detect Faces, Lies
Quick Hits  |  6/10/2011  | 
Souped-up authentication includes voice recognition, facial recognition -- and a lie detector
Court Ruling Puts Security Burden On SMBs, Not Banks
News  |  6/8/2011  | 
Security experts cry foul in U.S. District Court ruling in $500,000 online bank account heist from construction firm
Replacing RSA SecurID Tokens Not So Simple
News  |  6/7/2011  | 
There are plenty of in-house logistics -- and no guarantees that the new tokens won't be eventually compromised, security experts say
Google Reveals Attack On Gmail
Quick Hits  |  6/3/2011  | 
Hundreds of personal accounts, including those of senior U.S. government officials, are affected
For Malware Developers, Mac Moves From Safe Zone To Target Zone
News  |  6/1/2011  | 
Growth of mobile devices, shortage of strong defenses make Apple look appetizing to authors of malicious code


'Hidden Tunnels' Help Hackers Launch Financial Services Attacks
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  6/20/2018
Inside a SamSam Ransomware Attack
Ajit Sancheti, CEO and Co-Founder, Preempt,  6/20/2018
Tesla Employee Steals, Sabotages Company Data
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer,  6/19/2018
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CVE-2018-12716
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-25
The API service on Google Home and Chromecast devices before mid-July 2018 does not prevent DNS rebinding attacks from reading the scan_results JSON data, which allows remote attackers to determine the physical location of most web browsers by leveraging the presence of one of these devices on its l...
CVE-2018-12705
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-24
DIGISOL DG-BR4000NG devices have XSS via the SSID (it is validated only on the client side).
CVE-2018-12706
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-24
DIGISOL DG-BR4000NG devices have a Buffer Overflow via a long Authorization HTTP header.
CVE-2018-12714
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-24
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.17.2. The filter parsing in kernel/trace/trace_events_filter.c could be called with no filter, which is an N=0 case when it expected at least one line to have been read, thus making the N-1 index invalid. This allows attackers to cause a denial o...
CVE-2018-12713
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-24
GIMP through 2.10.2 makes g_get_tmp_dir calls to establish temporary filenames, which may result in a filename that already exists, as demonstrated by the gimp_write_and_read_file function in app/tests/test-xcf.c. This might be leveraged by attackers to overwrite files or read file content that was ...