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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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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.