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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


Manchester United Suffers Cyberattack
Dark Reading Staff 11/23/2020
As 'Anywhere Work' Evolves, Security Will Be Key Challenge
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  11/23/2020
Cloud Security Startup Lightspin Emerges From Stealth
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  11/24/2020
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CVE-2019-20934
PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.2.6. On NUMA systems, the Linux fair scheduler has a use-after-free in show_numa_stats() because NUMA fault statistics are inappropriately freed, aka CID-16d51a590a8c.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in __split_huge_pmd in mm/huge_memory.c in the Linux kernel before 5.7.5. The copy-on-write implementation can grant unintended write access because of a race condition in a THP mapcount check, aka CID-c444eb564fb1.
CVE-2020-29369
PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in mm/mmap.c in the Linux kernel before 5.7.11. There is a race condition between certain expand functions (expand_downwards and expand_upwards) and page-table free operations from an munmap call, aka CID-246c320a8cfe.
CVE-2020-29370
PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in kmem_cache_alloc_bulk in mm/slub.c in the Linux kernel before 5.5.11. The slowpath lacks the required TID increment, aka CID-fd4d9c7d0c71.
CVE-2020-29371
PUBLISHED: 2020-11-28
An issue was discovered in romfs_dev_read in fs/romfs/storage.c in the Linux kernel before 5.8.4. Uninitialized memory leaks to userspace, aka CID-bcf85fcedfdd.