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Content tagged with Compliance posted in August 2009
Hacker Ring Tied To Major Breaches Just Tip Of The Iceberg
News  |  8/24/2009  | 
TJX-Heartland attacker and cohorts also reportedly hacked ATM machines in 7-Elevens, but their wide net is likely just one of many
Employers Crack Down On Social Networking, Web Surfing At Work
Quick Hits  |  8/21/2009  | 
More than three-quarters of organizations now block social net sites, ScanSafe says
Botmaster: It's All About Infecting, Selling Big Batches of Bots
News  |  8/20/2009  | 
Undercover Cisco researcher told the going rate for a single bot is 10- to 25 cents
Rare Malware A Hint Of Threats To Come
News  |  8/19/2009  | 
Researchers are spotting new forms of malware features that could signal a new generation of harder-to-kill badware
Mac OS X Trojan Attack Changes DNS Settings
Quick Hits  |  8/11/2009  | 
Researchers spot new variant of malware that prepares machines for botnet recruitment and other cybercrime uses
Report: Less Budget, More Data Leaks
Quick Hits  |  8/10/2009  | 
Budget constraints, social networks, and mobile devices take their toll as data leaks among U.S. enterprises multiply
DDoS Attacks On Twitter, Facebook Result Of Massive Attack On One Person
News  |  8/7/2009  | 
Botnet attack takes aim at pro-Georgian blogger and leaves collateral damage on social networking sites
ISPs Team In Bot Cleanup
News  |  8/6/2009  | 
ISP group issues guidelines for how to clean up bot-infected consumers


6 Ways Greed Has a Negative Effect on Cybersecurity
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA ,  6/11/2018
Weaponizing IPv6 to Bypass IPv4 Security
John Anderson, Principal Security Consultant, Trustwave Spiderlabs,  6/12/2018
'Shift Left' & the Connected Car
Rohit Sethi, COO of Security Compass,  6/12/2018
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CVE-2018-12026
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
During the spawning of a malicious Passenger-managed application, SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 allows such applications to replace key files or directories in the spawning communication directory with symlinks. This then could result in arbitrary reads and writes, which in tur...
CVE-2018-12027
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
An Insecure Permissions vulnerability in SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 causes information disclosure in the following situation: given a Passenger-spawned application process that reports that it listens on a certain Unix domain socket, if any of the parent directories of said ...
CVE-2018-12028
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
An Incorrect Access Control vulnerability in SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 allows a Passenger-managed malicious application, upon spawning a child process, to report an arbitrary different PID back to Passenger's process manager. If the malicious application then generates an e...
CVE-2018-12029
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
A race condition in the nginx module in Phusion Passenger 3.x through 5.x before 5.3.2 allows local escalation of privileges when a non-standard passenger_instance_registry_dir with insufficiently strict permissions is configured. Replacing a file with a symlink after the file was created, but befor...
CVE-2018-12071
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
A Session Fixation issue exists in CodeIgniter before 3.1.9 because session.use_strict_mode in the Session Library was mishandled.