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Content tagged with Compliance posted in July 2012
Hiding SAP Attacks In Plain Sight
News  |  7/31/2012  | 
Black Hat presenter uses test service and server-side request forgery to root SAP deployments
We've Got Regulatory Fatigue
Commentary  |  7/25/2012  | 
Many organizations are worn out by ever-changing laws and regulations
Risks Deferred Are Risks Accepted
Commentary  |  7/18/2012  | 
Decisions to delay compliance and security efforts do not delay the risks
A Common-Sense Secret For Cheaper PCI Audits
News  |  7/18/2012  | 
Pre-audit logistics prep can go a long way toward saving on PCI assessment costs
Crimeware Developers Shift To More Obfuscation, Java Exploits
News  |  7/12/2012  | 
After making their code harder to reverse-engineer, exploit kits are now focusing on improving attacks
Startup 'Jumpshot' Aims To Help Grandma And Her IT Geek Grandkid
Quick Hits  |  7/12/2012  | 
Ex-HP TippingPoint security pros create an automated, animated tool targeting consumers and small businesses -- and giving geeks a little rest after-hours
Apple 'Ban' Gives Miller Time To Hack Other Things
News  |  7/10/2012  | 
Charlie Miller reflects on how his NSA chops were a natural progression to Apple hacking, how hard hacking has become -- and his obsession with reality TV shows about stage moms
Being Compliant Is Not Only Training And Rules, It's Culture
Commentary  |  7/9/2012  | 
Too many organizations teach compliance instead of live it
FBI Credit Card Ring Bust Exposes PCI Challenges
News  |  7/2/2012  | 
Some experts say existence of complex credit card fraud black market a sign that PCI isn't effective

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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
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Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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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.