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Content tagged with Compliance posted in June 2013
Researcher To Demo Spy-Phone At Black Hat
News  |  6/26/2013
Using the ability to inject malicious code into applications on Android devices, a researcher will demonstrate at Black Hat how to create the infrastructure to spy on mobile users
Ignoring Compliance Is A Real Option
Commentary  |  6/25/2013
Security and compliance are commonly deferred by choice
Duking It Out Over Endpoint Admin Rights
News  |  6/25/2013
Endpoint rights policies should mean something for elite users, too
Cloud Can Simplify Vulnerability Management For SMBs
News  |  6/21/2013
Lacking security skills, most small and midsize businesses need help in locking down their information technology, including cataloging and triaging vulnerabilities
CSI: Atlanta? No, It's Phone Fingerprinting
Quick Hits  |  6/20/2013
Pindrop Security collects $11M in funding to build out next-gen solution for preventing phone fraud
Survey: Customers Expect To Be Asked, Compensated For Use Of Personal Data
Quick Hits  |  6/19/2013
Consumers recognize value of personal info, expect "identity etiquette," survey says
12 Endpoint Security Myths Dispelled
News  |  6/11/2013
Mistaken beliefs that hold back endpoint protection
Can't Fix What You Hide
Commentary  |  6/3/2013
Willful ignorance may be bliss, but rarely is it compliant

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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
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Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.