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Content tagged with Compliance posted in July 2009
'MonkeyFist' Launches Dynamic CSRF Web Attacks
News  |  7/30/2009  | 
Researchers release tool that automates cross-site request forgery attacks
Exploits Take Advantage Of Hot News, Search Queries
Quick Hits  |  7/28/2009  | 
Attackers look to attach their malware to hot Google searches, report says
Two Newly Disclosed Hacks Prey On Browser, Web Security
News  |  7/20/2009  | 
New cross-site request forgery (CSRF) proof-of-concept and Firefox 3.5 hacking tool released
Least-Privilege Technology Still Swimming Upstream, But Making Progress
News  |  7/10/2009  | 
Fundamental shift in endpoint security might be easier with rollout of Windows 7, experts say
Research: A Day In the Life of A Spamming Bot
Quick Hits  |  7/9/2009  | 
ESET researchers discover that a Waledac-infected bot spams out 150,000 messages a day
Oracle Report: Consumers Fickle About Ecommerce Security Controls
Quick Hits  |  7/7/2009  | 
Nearly one-third of U.K.'s online shoppers don't trust online security measures, but most don't want additional controls if it affects ease and speed of transactions
New Tool And Managed Service 'Penetration-Test' End Users
News  |  7/6/2009  | 
New User Attack Framework (UAF) could eventually work with Metasploit's hacking tool, researchers say

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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.