News & Commentary

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


WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication
John Fontana, Standards & Identity Analyst, Yubico,  9/19/2018
Turn the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Reality: 5 Steps
Mukul Kumar & Anupam Sahai, CISO & VP of Cyber Practice and VP Product Management, Cavirin Systems,  9/20/2018
NSS Labs Files Antitrust Suit Against Symantec, CrowdStrike, ESET, AMTSO
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  9/19/2018
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CVE-2018-3914
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
An exploitable stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the retrieval of database fields in the video-core HTTP server of the Samsung SmartThings Hub STH-ETH-250 - Firmware version 0.20.17. The strcpy call overflows the destination buffer, which has a size of 2000 bytes. An attacker can s...
CVE-2018-3915
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
An exploitable stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the retrieval of database fields in the video-core HTTP server of the Samsung SmartThings Hub STH-ETH-250 - Firmware version 0.20.17. The strcpy call overflows the destination buffer, which has a size of 64 bytes. An attacker can sen...
CVE-2018-11240
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
An issue was discovered on SoftCase T-Router build 20112017 devices. There are no restrictions on the 'exec command' feature of the T-Router protocol. If the command syntax is correct, there is code execution both on the other modem and on the main servers. This is fixed in production builds as of S...
CVE-2018-11241
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
An issue was discovered on SoftCase T-Router build 20112017 devices. A remote attacker can read and write to arbitrary files on the system as root, as demonstrated by code execution after writing to a crontab file. This is fixed in production builds as of Spring 2018.
CVE-2018-16784
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-21
DedeCMS 5.7 SP2 allows XML injection, and resultant remote code execution, via a "<file type='file' name='../" substring.