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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

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Published: 2017-05-09
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.