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Content tagged with Compliance posted in September 2007
Startup Wins License for Secure Biometrics Token
News  |  9/27/2007  | 
Technology promises to protect privacy of user whose biometric data is stolen or copied
Many Retailers Will Not Make PCI Compliance Deadline
News  |  9/26/2007  | 
Problems with applications, access management leave credit card processors facing fines - and vulnerabilities
Canadian Government Sheds Light On TJX Breach
News  |  9/25/2007  | 
Attack was conducted via wireless links at two Miami Marshall's stores, investigation reveals
Quantum Research Could Threaten Encryption Schemes
News  |  9/13/2007  | 
New quantum computers implement algorithm capable of cracking most current encryption codes
Email Encryption Gets Easier
News  |  9/13/2007  | 
But are these new methods enough to convince enterprises to secure their messages with in-house systems - or that they even need to?
'Virtual' Vulnerabilities About to Become Reality
News  |  9/11/2007  | 
Virtualization bugs may be rare, but they are only the tip of the iceberg
Hacking the White House
News  |  9/10/2007  | 
War walk around the President's house exposes some interesting vulnerabilities outside the fence, but solid defenses inside
Citrix's Security Play
News  |  9/7/2007  | 
With acquisition of XenSource, Citrix puts itself at forefront of data center virtualization - and security


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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.