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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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CVE-2018-6705
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.
CVE-2018-15717
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 stores user passwords as base64 encoded MD5 hashes.
CVE-2018-15718
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 transmits the entire user database over the network when a remote unathenticated user accesses the command prompt. This allows the attacker to gain access to usernames, password hashes, privilege levels, and more.
CVE-2018-15719
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 installs a mysql database and uses the default credentials of "root" with a blank password. This allows anyone on the network with access to the server to access all database information.
CVE-2018-6704
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.