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Content tagged with Compliance posted in July 2013
Cheap Monitoring Highlights Dangers Of Internet Of Things
News  |  7/27/2013
Using a network of cheap sensors, the home-brewed CreepyDOL system can track people by signals sent from their mobile devices
Visualization Helps Attackers Spot Flaws In Software's Armor
News  |  7/24/2013
Using data visualization techniques, researchers make memory and randomization flaws easier to recognize, spotting vulnerabilities in anti-exploitation technology such as ASLR and DEP
Does User Awareness Help? Vendors Begin To Take Sides
Commentary  |  7/23/2013
Security vendors such as FireEye speak in favor of awareness training -- even without a dog in the fight
Getting Physical At Black Hat
News  |  7/23/2013
Researchers offer up work on breaking into buildings by hacking alarm key pad sensors and key card access control systems
Researchers To Highlight Weaknesses In Secure Mobile Data Stores
News  |  7/18/2013
At Black Hat USA, a team of mobile-security researchers plans to show off ways to circumvent the security of encrypted containers meant to protect data on mobile devices
Browser Plug-In Vulns The Endpoint's Weakest Link
News  |  7/12/2013
Online infections, exploit kit damage wreaked due to poor browser plug-in hygiene

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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.