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Content tagged with Compliance posted in August 2013
Rumored iOS Fingerprint Sensor Would Boost Mobile Security
News  |  8/29/2013  | 
While not the first mobile phone maker to put a fingerprint sensor on a smartphone, Apple's adoption could make a higher level of security more convenient
How Attackers Target And Exploit Social Networking Users
Quick Hits  |  8/15/2013  | 
A look at the security issues surrounding the use of social networks in the workplace -- and what you can do about them
Attackers' Toolbox Makes Malware Detection More Difficult
News  |  8/12/2013  | 
From virtual-machine detection to taking a 30-minute nap, the array of techniques used by attackers to stymie malware analysis is growing
A New Framework For Detecting Advanced Rootkits
News  |  8/9/2013  | 
Last week the security community gained another way to help secure endpoints as researchers released a new framework meant to root out rootkits in UEFI
Passcodes Pervasive On BYOD -- But Not Strong
Quick Hits  |  8/9/2013  | 
85 percent of enterprise smartphones and tablets require passcode-protection on smartphones and tablets, but only 7 percent employ secure ones
Timing Attacks On Browsers Leak Sensitive Information
News  |  8/8/2013  | 
Variations in the redraw times of graphical elements could allow an attacker to see sites a user has visited, sensitive information
Achieving Security Compliance In Small And Midsize Businesses
Quick Hits  |  8/8/2013  | 
How can smaller businesses meet compliance requirements with limited resources? Here are some tips
Zoo Dog
Commentary  |  8/6/2013  | 
A personal tale of documentation failure


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Tim Mackey, Principal Security Strategist, CyRC, at Synopsys,  6/18/2019
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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  6/20/2019
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CVE-2019-12928
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-24
The QMP migrate command in QEMU version 4.0.0 and earlier is vulnerable to OS command injection, which allows the remote attacker to achieve code execution, denial of service, or information disclosure by sending a crafted QMP command to the listening server.
CVE-2019-12929
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-24
The QMP guest_exec command in QEMU 4.0.0 and earlier is prone to OS command injection, which allows the attacker to achieve code execution, denial of service, or information disclosure by sending a crafted QMP command to the listening server.
CVE-2019-12936
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-23
BlueStacks App Player 2, 3, and 4 before 4.90 allows DNS Rebinding for attacks on exposed IPC functions.
CVE-2019-12937
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-23
apps/gsudo.c in gsudo in ToaruOS through 1.10.9 has a buffer overflow allowing local privilege escalation to the root user via the DISPLAY environment variable.
CVE-2019-12935
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-23
Shopware before 5.5.8 has XSS via the Query String to the backend/Login or backend/Login/load/ URI.