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Content tagged with Compliance posted in September 2008
Study: Routine Misbehavior by End Users Can Lead to Major Data Leaks
News  |  9/30/2008  | 
Many end users don't understand the risks associated with breaking company security policies, report says
Yahoo! Japan Auctions Compromised, Report Says
News  |  9/29/2008  | 
Thieves may have accessed Web auction site as many as 1.5 million times since May
New ID Theft Service Crawls the Web on Consumers' Behalf
News  |  9/26/2008  | 
For $15, Affinion penetrates hacker chat rooms and warns users when their data is for sale
Laptops Stolen From DHS Transportation Worker ID Program Office
Quick Hits  |  9/25/2008  | 
TSA's New Haven, Conn., office was broken into over the weekend and two laptops that handle applications for new biometric IDs for port workers were stolen
Free 'Trojan-Proof' Password Tool Released for Windows
News  |  9/17/2008  | 
Beta virtual keyboard software aims to ward off password-sniffing Trojans, malware
Enterprises Gearing Up for Identity, Compliance Management Next Year
News  |  9/16/2008  | 
Security event management, database security also rank high among near-term plans
Study: Hotel Networks Put Corporate Users at Risk
News  |  9/12/2008  | 
The Center for Hospitality Research's survey and hack confirms worries of weak security on hotel networks
New 'On/Off Switch' Protects RFID Cards From Hacks
News  |  9/11/2008  | 
Technology would let cardholders activate RFID transmission only when card goes through a reader
Flying Phish Hooks Schools of Employees
News  |  9/11/2008  | 
Penetration test proves many workers can still be easily fooled
Most Companies Believe Their Sensitive Data Is at Risk
Quick Hits  |  9/10/2008  | 
Enterprises recognize the threat of data theft, Finjan research study says
'Password Recovery' Services May Be Hackers for Hire
News  |  9/10/2008  | 
Services that promise to help you find your lost passwords may make their living by cracking the passwords of others, IBM researcher says
Cisco Packages Home Office Security
News  |  9/9/2008  | 
Cisco Virtual Office promises to ease installation, administration of secure telecommuter links
What You Really Need to Know About Data Leak Prevention
News  |  9/5/2008  | 
Forrester analyst Thomas Raschke cuts through the hype to answer some of the FAQs about emerging DLP technology

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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.