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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


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Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategist, CyRC, at Synopsys,  6/18/2019
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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  6/20/2019
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CVE-2019-12957
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-25
In Xpdf 4.01.01, a buffer over-read could be triggered in FoFiType1C::convertToType1 in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc when the index number is larger than the charset array bounds. It can, for example, be triggered by sending a crafted PDF document to the pdftops tool. It allows an attacker to use a crafted pd...
CVE-2019-12958
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-25
In Xpdf 4.01.01, a heap-based buffer over-read could be triggered in FoFiType1C::convertToType0 in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc when it is trying to access the second privateDicts array element, because the privateDicts array has only one element allocated.
CVE-2019-12951
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-24
An issue was discovered in Mongoose before 6.15. The parse_mqtt() function in mg_mqtt.c has a critical heap-based buffer overflow.
CVE-2019-10689
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-24
VVX products using UCS software version 5.9.2 and earlier with Better Together over Ethernet Connector (BToE) application version 3.9.1 and earlier provides insufficient authentication between the BToE application and the BToE component, resulting in leakage of sensitive information.
CVE-2019-12346
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-24
In the miniOrange SAML SP Single Sign On plugin before 4.8.73 for WordPress, the SAML Login Endpoint is vulnerable to XSS via a specially crafted SAMLResponse XML post.