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Content tagged with Compliance posted in August 2006
App Proxies: No Reviving the Dream
News  |  8/31/2006  | 
Application proxies stir up fond memories of more enterprise control, but chances of resurgence are slim
Wireless Piggybackers Put on Notice
News  |  8/30/2006  | 
New California law encourages users to lock up WLANs, setting the stage for criminal action against hackers and piggybackers
Study: Rethink the Outsider Threat
News  |  8/28/2006  | 
DOJ data turns conventional wisdom on its head: Biggest enterprise threat is more than likely external
Holes Remain in SSL VPNs
News  |  8/25/2006  | 
SSL VPN products have gotten more secure in the past year, but the technology still isn't safe when users log on via third-party machines
Flaws Reported in Bank of America System
News  |  8/18/2006  | 
Sestus, rival to vendor of Bank of America's SiteKey authentication system, reports vulnerabilities in the Sitekey technology
'Analog Hackers' Overlooked, Undetected
News  |  8/17/2006  | 
Many enterprises secure electronic access points but fail to see their own front doors as vulnerable
Researchers Break Into Bank
News  |  8/10/2006  | 
Cardiff University researchers have discovered how to access online accounts of HSBC banking customers
Eliminating the Laptop Threat
News  |  8/10/2006  | 
Here's a real different take on dual-factor authentication
The Portable Puzzle
News  |  8/10/2006  | 
Solutions for managing security of mobile systems and portable storage devices still elude many enterprises
No Wires & No Policies
News  |  8/2/2006  | 
Despite the convenience of wireless and portable devices, most security policies still don't embrace them, according to a new Dark Reading survey
Social Networking Gone Bad
News  |  8/2/2006  | 
Worms and adware attacks are just a taste of what social networking sites could face as they evolve and attackers get more focused

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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.