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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


Crowdsourced vs. Traditional Pen Testing
Alex Haynes, Chief Information Security Officer, CDL,  3/19/2019
BEC Scammer Pleads Guilty
Dark Reading Staff 3/20/2019
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CVE-2018-20031
PUBLISHED: 2019-03-21
A Denial of Service vulnerability related to preemptive item deletion in lmgrd and vendor daemon components of FlexNet Publisher version 11.16.1.0 and earlier allows a remote attacker to send a combination of messages to lmgrd or the vendor daemon, causing the heartbeat between lmgrd and the vendor ...
CVE-2018-20032
PUBLISHED: 2019-03-21
A Denial of Service vulnerability related to message decoding in lmgrd and vendor daemon components of FlexNet Publisher version 11.16.1.0 and earlier allows a remote attacker to send a combination of messages to lmgrd or the vendor daemon, causing the heartbeat between lmgrd and the vendor daemon t...
CVE-2018-20034
PUBLISHED: 2019-03-21
A Denial of Service vulnerability related to adding an item to a list in lmgrd and vendor daemon components of FlexNet Publisher version 11.16.1.0 and earlier allows a remote attacker to send a combination of messages to lmgrd or the vendor daemon, causing the heartbeat between lmgrd and the vendor ...
CVE-2019-3855
PUBLISHED: 2019-03-21
An integer overflow flaw which could lead to an out of bounds write was discovered in libssh2 before 1.8.1 in the way packets are read from the server. A remote attacker who compromises a SSH server may be able to execute code on the client system when a user connects to the server.
CVE-2019-3858
PUBLISHED: 2019-03-21
An out of bounds read flaw was discovered in libssh2 before 1.8.1 when a specially crafted SFTP packet is received from the server. A remote attacker who compromises a SSH server may be able to cause a Denial of Service or read data in the client memory.