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Content tagged with Compliance posted in July 2007
Virtualization's New Benchmark
News  |  7/27/2007  | 
Consortium gives recommendations for securing emerging virtualized technology
Aflac Loses Data on 152,000
News  |  7/27/2007  | 
Company quacks 'fowl!' over theft of laptop in Japan
Third Parties Fumble Data Handoffs
News  |  7/26/2007  | 
Your company's data breach may result from a partner's mistakes
Startup Locks Down Mobile Linux
News  |  7/26/2007  | 
New version of mobile OS verifies apps, firmware, and encrypts data
Hacking Without Exploits
News  |  7/25/2007  | 
Researcher HD Moore to show at Black Hat and Defcon ways to hack a fully patched system
New Tool Automates Spam
News  |  7/25/2007  | 
Cheap software promises to post 1,100 messages to Web forums in less than 15 minutes
Banks Lag in Strong Authentication
News  |  7/24/2007  | 
New study says majority of banks won't have multi-factor authentication until next year
Picture Your Password
News  |  7/23/2007  | 
Researchers are taking a look at graphical passwords, but the picture is still fuzzy on their effectiveness
Pointing to Danger
News  |  7/23/2007  | 
Researcher to show how dangling pointer flaws, long viewed as inconsequential, can be a path to serious infection
ID Management Gets Granular
News  |  7/20/2007  | 
New TNT software helps companies control access to critical data by user, device, and time of day
Cigna Goes on a Role
News  |  7/20/2007  | 
Health benefits provider automates upkeep of its role-based user access control
Thinning the Herd
News  |  7/17/2007  | 
No matter how you slice it, it's time to cut the password plethora
Old Flaw Threatens Web 2.0
News  |  7/12/2007  | 
DNS pinning flaw gives attackers inroads to the corporate intranet - via the browser
DLP in Flux
News  |  7/3/2007  | 
Enterprises should think before they leap into data leakage prevention technology, new report says
Mobile Phones Generate Passwords
News  |  7/2/2007  | 
New app puts two-factor authentication on handset

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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
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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.