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Content tagged with Compliance posted in July 2008
Startup Promises More Accurate Fraud Detection
News  |  7/31/2008  | 
Guardian Analytics's new 'fraud modeling' technology recognizes activity that goes outside user norm
Survey Highlights Telecommuter Troubles
Quick Hits  |  7/31/2008  | 
Telecommuting security, privacy risks often put on the back burner, according to a new survey by Ernst & Young
The Real Dirt on Whitelisting
News  |  7/30/2008  | 
The choice for blacklisting versus whitelisting isn't really black and white
Ad Agency Keeps the Word From Spreading
News  |  7/25/2008  | 
Access control technology helps Arnold Worldwide protect client data, meet compliance requirements
Details, Exploits of Web-Wide DNS Vulnerability Revealed
News  |  7/24/2008  | 
Kaminsky outlines flaw, says 'we're in serious trouble'; exploit code posted on Metasploit
Researchers Raise Alarm Over New Iteration of Coreflood Botnet
News  |  7/23/2008  | 
Password-stealing Trojan is spreading like a worm - and targeted directly at the enterprise
SF Net Hijacker Gives Up Passwords
Quick Hits  |  7/18/2008  | 
Former IT administrator says he's ready to give the keys back to the city
Report: Outsider Attacks Down, Insider Attacks Up
Quick Hits  |  7/16/2008  | 
Annual CA security report indicates fundamental shift in the nature of enterprise threats
Vulnerabilities Could Expose Broad Range of Java Apps
News  |  7/16/2008  | 
Newly discovered flaws in open-source framework could allow attackers to alter data or hijack Web applications
Europe Grants First Privacy Certification
News  |  7/14/2008  | 
EuroPriSe seal tells Web surfers that sites won't break rules regarding the use and storage of personal data or online behavior
Academic Portal Platform Fails Penetration Test
News  |  7/14/2008  | 
Researchers find vulnerabilities in popular open-source Moodle software that can lead to stolen tests, altered grades, or complete site takeover
UK Local Governments Selling Voters' Personal Data
Quick Hits  |  7/14/2008  | 
Little-known legal provision allows local governments to sell voter names and and addresses for as little as $10 per 1,000
National 'Do Not Call' Registry Is Working, FTC Says
News  |  7/10/2008  | 
Commission pats itself on the back, but marketers and consumers are still holding the phone
Congress Opens Debate on Behavioral Advertising
News  |  7/9/2008  | 
Businesses say tracking users' online behavior is a benefit; privacy advocates say it's a threat
FasTrak Toll Hacked, Exposing Privacy Dangers
News  |  7/9/2008  | 
Researcher finds electronic toll tag vulnerabilities in Black Hat 'Highway to Hell' research
Privacy-Conscious Consumers Fight Back
Quick Hits  |  7/3/2008  | 
Many consumers are now resisting companies' requests for personal information, Canadian study says
Laptop Losses Total 12,000 Per Week at US Airports
News  |  7/2/2008  | 
Nearly 70% are never recovered; many go unreported
Citibank PIN Hack: Deja Vu
Quick Hits  |  7/2/2008  | 
Hack keeps coming back to haunt banking giant
PCI Standards Expanded to Include Unattended Devices
News  |  7/1/2008  | 
New specs respond to emerging threats posed at kiosks, ATM devices


New Cold Boot Attack Gives Hackers the Keys to PCs, Macs
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/13/2018
Yahoo Class-Action Suits Set for Settlement
Dark Reading Staff 9/17/2018
RDP Ports Prove Hot Commodities on the Dark Web
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/17/2018
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CVE-2018-17177
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
An issue was discovered on Neato Botvac Connected 2.2.0 and Botvac 85 1.2.1 devices. Static encryption is used for the copying of so-called "black box" logs (event logs and core dumps) to a USB stick. These logs are RC4-encrypted with a 9-character password of *^JEd4W!I that is obfuscated ...
CVE-2018-17178
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
An issue was discovered on Neato Botvac Connected 2.2.0 devices. They execute unauthenticated manual drive commands (sent to /bin/webserver on port 8081) if they already have an active session. Commands like forward, back, arc-left, arc-right, pivot-left, and pivot-right are executed even though the...
CVE-2018-11869
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
In all android releases(Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) from CAF using the linux kernel, lack of length validation check for value received from firmware can lead to buffer overflow in WMA handler.
CVE-2018-17176
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
A replay issue was discovered on Neato Botvac Connected 2.2.0 devices. Manual control mode requires authentication, but once recorded, the authentication (always transmitted in cleartext) can be replayed to /bin/webserver on port 8081. There are no nonces, and timestamps are not checked at all.
CVE-2018-11852
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
In all android releases(Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) from CAF using the linux kernel, improper check In the WMA API for the inputs received from the firmware and then fills the same to the host structure will lead to OOB write.