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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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CVE-2014-9720
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Tornado before 3.2.2 sends arbitrary responses that contain a fixed CSRF token and may be sent with HTTP compression, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct a BREACH attack and determine this token via a series of crafted requests.
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audio/AudioPolicyManagerBase.cpp in Android before 5.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (audio_policy application outage) via a crafted application that provides a NULL device address.
CVE-2015-1530
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media/libmedia/IAudioPolicyService.cpp in Android before 5.1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code with media_server privileges or cause a denial of service (integer overflow) via a crafted application that provides an invalid array size.
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buf_pullup in Tor before 0.2.4.26 and 0.2.5.x before 0.2.5.11 does not properly handle unexpected arrival times of buffers with invalid layouts, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via crafted packets.
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Tor before 0.2.4.26 and 0.2.5.x before 0.2.5.11 does not properly handle pending-connection resolve states during periods of high DNS load, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via crafted packets.