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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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Lysa Myers, Security Researcher, ESET,  10/9/2019
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Dark Reading Staff 10/9/2019
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CVE-2019-4031
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-16
IBM Workload Scheduler Distributed 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, and 9.5 contains a vulnerability that could allow a local user to write files as root in the file system, which could allow the attacker to gain root privileges. IBM X-Force ID: 155997.
CVE-2019-17626
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-16
ReportLab through 3.5.26 allows remote code execution because of toColor(eval(arg)) in colors.py, as demonstrated by a crafted XML document with '<span color="' followed by arbitrary Python code.
CVE-2019-17627
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-16
The Yale Bluetooth Key application for mobile devices allows unauthorized unlock actions by sniffing Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) traffic during one authorized unlock action, and then calculating the authentication key via simple computations on the hex digits of a valid authentication request. This a...
CVE-2019-17625
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-16
There is a stored XSS in Rambox 0.6.9 that can lead to code execution. The XSS is in the name field while adding/editing a service. The problem occurs due to incorrect sanitization of the name field when being processed and stored. This allows a user to craft a payload for Node.js and Electron, such...
CVE-2019-17624
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-16
In X.Org X Server 1.20.4, there is a stack-based buffer overflow in the function XQueryKeymap. For example, by sending ct.c_char 1000 times, an attacker can cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.