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Content tagged with Compliance posted in August 2007
Oracle Buys Another ID Company
News  |  8/31/2007
Oracle purchases Bridgestream, its fifth identity and access management acquisition, for $35 million
Storm Hits Blogger
News  |  8/30/2007
The ubiquitous Storm Trojan has found a new home - on spam blog sites in Google's Blogger network
Enterprises Wrestle With Security Policies
News  |  8/28/2007
Corporate security policies often are not enforced, according to newly-published survey by RSA and Forrester
New Intel Processor Fights Rootkits, Virtualization Threats
News  |  8/27/2007
But experts say new features still aren't true anti-rootkit technologies
Eight Sure-Fire Ways to Beat a Security Audit
News  |  8/23/2007
Experts share tips on how to avoid the most common pitfalls in an audit
UK Plans Big Spend on ID Management
News  |  8/22/2007
Public-sector spending will increase 50 percent in the next year alone, new study says
Site Services Pay Damages for Bill-Doctoring
News  |  8/21/2007
Website services put $24 million worth of unauthorized charges on customers' bills, FTC says
Medical IT Contractor Folds After Breaches
News  |  8/15/2007
Blamed for privacy breaches at five different hospitals, Verus Inc. silently closes its doors
Back to School: Backpacks, Books & Bots
News  |  8/15/2007
Universities brace for increase in security breach attempts as students - and profs - return to campus
Visa Eases PCI Compliance Penalties
News  |  8/14/2007
Deadlines extended, some fines may be reimbursed if merchants act quickly
New Bank Practices Make Hacking Easier
News  |  8/8/2007
New multifactor logon procedures actually improve attacker's chances of breaking in, expert says at DefCon
'Sidejacking' Tool Unleashed
News  |  8/2/2007
Lets attackers sniff and access Web accounts over WiFi
FTC Questions Use of SSNs
News  |  8/1/2007
Study aims to restrict unnecessary use of Social Security information

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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.