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Content tagged with Compliance posted in July 2011
Shortened Breach Disclosure Periods Could Hurt Consumers
News  |  7/29/2011  | 
Breach notification window in proposed law will make disclosure less beneficial to victims.
'Smart' Batteries May Leave Laptop Users Vulnerable, Researcher Says
News  |  7/28/2011  | 
In Black Hat talk, security expert will show a hack on an unexpected component: the laptop battery
Security Best Practices A Big FAIL In Most Organizations
Quick Hits  |  7/28/2011  | 
Enterprises, government agencies mostly missing the boat in proper security practices
More Windows Kernel Vulnerabilities May Yet Emerge, Researcher Says
News  |  7/19/2011  | 
After issuing dozens of patches this year, Microsoft could still have more work to do, Black Hat speaker warns
Microsoft Offers $250,000 Bounty To ID Rustock Botnet Operators
News  |  7/18/2011  | 
New tactic in response to evidence found in discovery process, Microsoft says
Botnet Postmortem: Rustock Now Less Than Half The Size It Was At Takedown
Quick Hits  |  7/5/2011  | 
New Microsoft report says Rustock victims likely infected with other malware, and still 'a long way to go' in cleaning up machines infected by the massive, now-defunct spamming botnet


Zero-Factor Authentication: Owning Our Data
Nick Selby, Chief Security Officer at Paxos Trust Company,  2/19/2020
44% of Security Threats Start in the Cloud
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  2/19/2020
Firms Improve Threat Detection but Face Increasingly Disruptive Attacks
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  2/20/2020
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CVE-2012-1093
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-21
The init script in the Debian x11-common package before 1:7.6+12 is vulnerable to a symlink attack that can lead to a privilege escalation during package installation.
CVE-2012-0828
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-21
Heap-based buffer overflow in Xchat-WDK before 1499-4 (2012-01-18) xchat 2.8.6 on Maemo architecture could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (xchat client crash) or execute arbitrary code via a UTF-8 line from server containing characters outside of the Basic Multilingual Plane (BM...
CVE-2012-0844
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-21
Information-disclosure vulnerability in Netsurf through 2.8 due to a world-readable cookie jar.
CVE-2013-3587
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-21
The HTTPS protocol, as used in unspecified web applications, can encrypt compressed data without properly obfuscating the length of the unencrypted data, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain plaintext secret values by observing length differences during a series of guesses...
CVE-2012-6277
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-21
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Autonomy KeyView IDOL before 10.16, as used in Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange before 6.5.8, Symantec Mail Security for Domino before 8.1.1, Symantec Messaging Gateway before 10.0.1, Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP) before 11.6.1, IBM Notes 8....