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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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CVE-2020-24847
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
A Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability is identified in FruityWifi through 2.4. Due to a lack of CSRF protection in page_config_adv.php, an unauthenticated attacker can lure the victim to visit his website by social engineering or another attack vector. Due to this issue, an unauthenticat...
CVE-2020-24848
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
FruityWifi through 2.4 has an unsafe Sudo configuration [(ALL : ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL]. This allows an attacker to perform a system-level (root) local privilege escalation, allowing an attacker to gain complete persistent access to the local system.
CVE-2020-5990
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in the ShadowPlay component which may lead to local privilege escalation, code execution, denial of service or information disclosure.
CVE-2020-25483
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
An arbitrary command execution vulnerability exists in the fopen() function of file writes of UCMS v1.4.8, where an attacker can gain access to the server.
CVE-2020-5977
PUBLISHED: 2020-10-23
NVIDIA GeForce Experience, all versions prior to 3.20.5.70, contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper NodeJS Web Server in which an uncontrolled search path is used to load a node module, which may lead to code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure.